Tag Archive: Wills

We are now a WIQS Accredited Member

July 1, 2016 2:15 pm

We are delighted to announce that we are now an accredited member of the Law Society’s Wills and Inheritance Quality Scheme (WIQS)   This shows that we follow best practice procedures to meet the highest standards of technical expertise and... View Article

Who will look after my pets when I die?

July 29, 2015 12:27 pm

Who will look after my pets when I die? For those of us who are animal lovers, this is an important issue to be raised when preparing our wills. Who will care for our pets when we are gone and,... View Article

Message from Amanda Johnson

April 23, 2015 12:23 pm

Message from Amanda Johnson I am writing an article on the effects of dementia on the sufferer’s family.  If you have any experiences or advice you wish to share, please email me at Amanda.johnson@pagenelson.co.uk All responses will be kept strictly... View Article

Who will look after my children?

April 2, 2015 10:55 am

Who will look after my children? No one likes to think about what will happen to their children if they die or are unable to continue looking after them. However, it is an important question which should be tackled at... View Article

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