When making a Will, it’s important to carefully consider who you’d like to appoint as an Executor, as they play an important role in ensuring your wishes are met once you pass. In this article, we’ll share more about what duties and responsibilities an executor will have, to help you consider who is the best person or people to nominate to administer your estate.
When writing a Will, there are specific steps you need to follow to ensure validity. A critical step in the Will writing process is to have the signing of the Will witnessed – by two independent witnesses. In this blog, we explain the Will signing process and why this step is important.
Even in situations where all parties agree a Will is valid, there are times when claims can still be made against an estate. These claims happen when for some reason, when the deceased was alive and making the Will, they did not provide for an individual who believes they should’ve been. In this blog, we share further information on the time limits to take action if you wish to make a claim against an estate under the Inheritance Provision and Dependants Act 1975.
What happens to inheritance following a divorce is a common question clients ask, which is a complicated question to answer due to the complexity of this area, where mortality crosses with different areas of the law.