Wills, Legal And Probate
Advice to guide you through the complicated legal issues you should consider when putting your affairs in order. Do it now so your loved ones don't face a worrying and costly mess.
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- Ten practical steps when someone dies
Ten tips on what to do when someone dies to get the probate process underway.
- What Is Probate Anyway?
All you need to know about Probate, how to handle it, the role of the executor and the advantages of using a solicitor.
- Reasons to make a will
Do not leave your loved ones to sort out your affairs. By making a will, you decide what happens to your estate - money and possessions - after your death. Doing nothing is not an option. Do it now...
- Things to know about writing a will
Why it is essential to appoint a qualified will writer when you make your will. This article will also help you use your will writer as effectively as possible when writing your will.
- Help with will writing
How to list the information your will writer will require when you want to write your will.
- Property Protection Trust
How a property protection trust can protect your property should you go into residential care
- Role and responsibilities of an executor
The role and responsibilities of the executor and administrator when you are putting your affairs in order, or if you are a close relative of a person who has just died.
- Intestacy and what it means
The effects of intestacy. These are the rules if you haven't written your will. So unless you are happy with them, write a will...and be in charge of what happens to your estate, who benefits and...
- Lasting power of attorney and 'living wills'
Lasting Power of Attorney and Advance Decision (aka Living Will)are sensible ways of planning end of life care and medical treatment.
- Charity legacy considerations
Think hard before deciding on which charity to leave a legacy. Consider volunteering your time and expertise to smaller local charities.