Tag Archive: Probate

Oops! We signed the wrong Wills!!

November 28, 2014 9:52 am

Oops! We signed the wrong Wills!! The recent case of Marley v Rawlings has raised many interesting questions. Mr and Mrs Rawlings visited their Solicitor in 2009 to execute their Wills leaving everything to each other. If that gift failed,... View Article

What will happen if I die without leaving a Will?

October 10, 2014 9:35 am

What will happen if I die without leaving a Will?   When someone dies without leaving a valid will, this is known as ‘intestacy’ and the person is ‘intestate’. The rules which govern how their estate is distributed have changed... View Article

Care Home Fees

September 1, 2014 9:53 am

Who will pay my care home fees? Choosing a care home for yourself or a loved one can be a difficult decision. As well as the location, facilities and level of care provided, you will also need to know how... View Article

Lasting Power of Attorney

June 5, 2014 2:46 pm

What is a Lasting Power of Attorney? A Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) is a legal document entered into by a Donor in favour of one or more Attorneys, this is to give them the power to deal with the... View Article

Changing a Will after someone has died

June 5, 2014 2:08 pm

Changing a Will after someone has died A Deed of Variation (sometimes referred to as a Deed of Family Arrangement) is a Deed by which people who benefit under the Will of someone who has died can change the terms... View Article