Wills, Probate & Trusts

20 Jan

Intestacy – Increase in the Statutory Legacy for Spouses & Civil Partners

The government has announced an increase in the ‘statutory legacy’ in situations of intestacy from £250,000 to £270,000. The sum takes effect from 6 February

10 Sep

For better for worse, for richer, for poorer – The myth of Common Law marriage

What’s love got to do with it? Cohabiting couples – those in a so-called common law marriage – are the fastest growing family type according

15 Aug

I’m getting divorced – do I need to update my Will?

Getting a Divorce Do I need to update my will? For most people who are going through a divorce, or who are thinking about divorce,

13 Jun

You’ve got the Power (of Attorney)! ….But only if you choose to use it

A Power of Attorney allows you, as the donor, to appoint an attorney(s) to act on your behalf when you are unable to do so

28 May

One Paw in the Grave – an Executor’s Dilemma

The sorry tail begins… The United Kingdom has long been a nation of animal lovers from the Queen’s corgis to Grumpy Cat and as an