Plan Ahead with a Lasting Power of Attorney

Plan Ahead with a Lasting Power of Attorney

Plan Ahead with a Lasting Power of Attorney The numbers of registrations of Lasting Powers of Attorney have increased over the years as people plan ahead to ensure that the management of their affairs can continue even when they no longer have mental capacity....
Claudia’s Law comes into force

Claudia’s Law comes into force

Find out how Claudia’s Law, officially known as Guardianship (Missing Persons) Act 2017, will help ease the burden of the families of a missing person. Claudia Lawrence You may remember the case of Claudia Lawrence who went missing in York in 2009. Whilst the police...
What is Grant of Probate and why do I need it?

What is Grant of Probate and why do I need it?

What is Grant of Probate and why do I need it? When someone dies it may be necessary to obtain a Grant of Probate, or if they did not leave a Will, a Grant of Letters of Administration. Who applies for the Grant of Probate? If the person who has died has left a Will,...
Am I too Young to Make a Will?

Am I too Young to Make a Will?

If you are over 18 years, you are not too young to make a Will. Popular belief is that making a Will is for the older generation but when the younger generation are likely to have dependents and financial commitments surely it is therefore just as important for them...
Dispelling Common Myths about Wills

Dispelling Common Myths about Wills

Writing a Will is always something put off by many people hopefully the below will provide you with reassurance of the Will process. “I am too young to need a Will” Many of the younger generation believe that writing a Will is not relevant to them. Whilst it is a...