Probate

5th July 2018

Remember to Sever the Tenancy

Property Trusts and more specifically Life Interest Trusts are one of the more common type of trust put into a modern day Will. There is really no doubt that having a property trust in your Will is an extremely useful provision. Whilst the Trust ensures that your spouse can remain living in your home and […]

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5th July 2018

Failure of Gifts: Abatement and Ademption

When making a Will, there are various types of gifts that a testator may wish to include: general, specific and demonstrative legacies. Before considering the effect of failure of gifts in a Will, it is important to identify each of the types of legacy available to a testator. A general legacy, as the name suggests, […]

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5th July 2018

Preservation of Assets

When someone passes away, it is important to make sure that the relevant people, companies and organisations are informed. You will also need to ensure that any assets of the deceased are preserved until such time when they can be collected, sold or distributed Informing the appropriate companies and organisations about the death of a […]

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10th July 2017

Pet Lovers and Probate

For those of us with furry friends, we do sometimes wonder what life will be like for them should we pass away. We want to ensure they are protected and loved once we are no longer there to look after them. It is possible to leave your animals in your Will to friends or family […]

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