Wills and Estates News

  • Why do I need a Power of Attorney

    There are a number of reasons why you might need someone to make decisions for you or act on your behalf. It could just be temporary: for example, if you are in hospital and need help with everyday things such as making sure that bills are paid. Read more ...

  • The importance of making a Will

    Making a Will is very important if you care what happens to your money and your belongings after you die, and most of us do. Most of us have younger relatives who we want to benefit from our estate, or we have charities maybe that we want to support. Read more ...

  • Take care of your future with a lasting power of attorney

    Research from the Alzheimer's Society forecasts over a million people will have dementia by 2021, highlighting that getting your affairs in order has never been more important. Read more ...

  • Probate Fees to increase from 22nd April

    The Ministry of Justice has recently announced that Probate Court Fees are to increase with effect from the 22nd April 2014. The fee for the application of a Grant by a Solicitor is being increased from £45 to £155 and the cost of a personal application rises to £215. Read more ...

  • 100 not out

    With one in three babies born today likely to live to this milestone age, this is something more of us need to start planning for. Read more ...

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