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31 Jul 2019 Posted in Lasting Power of Attorney Wills & Estate Planning 

Claudia’s Law Comes into Force

Claudia’s Law Comes into Force

After years of campaigning, today the burden of financial & legal difficulties for families of missing people will finally be lifted.

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18 Jun 2019 Posted in Probate Wills & Estate Planning 

Reclaim mis-sold PPI on behalf of a deceased relative - time is running out

Samantha Taylor Posted by Samantha Taylor, Chartered Legal Executive - Wills, Trusts & Probate

Reclaim mis-sold PPI on behalf of a deceased relative - time is running out

Many people do not realise that they can reclaim mis-sold Payment Protection Insurance (PPI) on behalf of a deceased relative, and that there is an urgency to do so before the 29 August 2019 deadline.

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14 Feb 2019 Posted in Divorce & Separation Wills & Estate Planning 

Married, separated, divorced - what happens to a Will?

David Whitworth Posted by David Whitworth, Partner and Head of Wills, Trusts & Probate

Married, separated, divorced - what happens to a Will?

Many people don’t realise that any change in marital status will change the effectiveness of a Will. If you don’t keep your Will updated as life changes, you could be in danger of leaving loved ones without the inheritance you intended and a family dispute over your estate. Specialist solicitor David Whitworth explains.

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04 Feb 2019 Posted in Inheritance Tax Probate Wills & Estate Planning 

Probate fees to increase from April 2019 - are you prepared?

Samantha Taylor Posted by Samantha Taylor, Chartered Legal Executive - Wills, Trusts & Probate

Probate fees to increase from April 2019 - are you prepared?

Our specialist probate and estate planning team are on standby to help anyone concerned about probate fees ahead of the planned increase in April. Putting your estate planning in order now could help you avoid rising probate fees and protect your financial assets in the longer-term.

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23 Jan 2019 Posted in Wills & Estate Planning 

Making A Will - Ensure Your Children Are Protected

Samantha Taylor Posted by Samantha Taylor, Chartered Legal Executive - Wills, Trusts & Probate

Making A Will - Ensure Your Children Are Protected

It’s safe to say that no parent wants to think about a future where they aren’t around to look after their children, but there are ways to protect them should the unthinkable happen.

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