Flying Freehold

Flying Freehold

What is a flying freehold and do I have one?   A flying freehold is when a section of a freehold property extends above or below a neighbouring or adjoining property. For example, where a room or balcony is situated over a shared passageway or protrudes over an...
Intestacy Rules change today

Intestacy Rules change today

The Government has announced an increased in the statutory legacy when someone has died without making a Will. Currently if someone dies intestate leaving a spouse or civil partner and children (when they haven’t made a Will), their surviving spouse or civil partner...
Can I leave a legacy for my Pet?

Can I leave a legacy for my Pet?

Given the theme of our “Fortnightly ambles from the Shambles” last Thursday, it reminds us how much, as a nation, we love our pets and animals.  It therefore comes as no surprise that in the Life Planning Department we are often asked by clients what options are...
Fortnightly Ambles from the Shambles

Fortnightly Ambles from the Shambles

As a new initiative for our staff at Guest Walker we have started to have a fortnightly lunchtime ambles from the Shambles round York with as many of our staff taking part as possible. Our offices are spread up and down the Shambles and with many of our staff...
Charity of the year 2020

Charity of the year 2020

We are delighted to announce this years chosen charity of the year is Martin House Hospice.  Martin House Hospice provides family-led care for children and young people with life-limiting conditions. They support families from across West, North and East Yorkshire,...