Wills and Estates News

  • 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 ...

  • Lasting power of attorney

    A Lasting Power of Attorney (‘LPA’) is a legal document which allows you to appoint someone you trust to act on your behalf if or when you are unable to manage your own affairs. There are two types of LPA. Read more ...

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