Many people are familiar with the idea of the administration or probate process; however, most do not actually know what a Grant of Representation is, or that there are different types. Ultimately, the Grant of Representation is a document sealed and issued by the Court, which provides the Executors or Administrators of an estate with […]
When you make a Will, it is obviously important that it is signed and attested correctly, to ensure that it becomes legally valid document. But what steps should be taken where a Testator cannot physically sign their Will, or where the Testator is blind or illiterate? Generally, any mark made by the Testator and intended […]
A lot of Will trusts over houses ensure that an occupant (be it spouse, partner or another relative) can live in the deceased’s property for life, while protecting the underlying equity for the benefit of children. This is very useful, for example, where a testator wants their new spouse to remain in the property after […]
It is extremely important that any named beneficiaries in a Will can be easily identified. An Executor must be able to say with certainty that an individual either is or is not a beneficiary under that Will. There are many things that you can do to assist your Executors and make your beneficiaries as identifiable […]
An important announcement from SWW Trust Corporation
We are monitoring the COVID-19 situation closely. The welfare of our staff and customers are our main priority. Our offices are now closed, however we remain fully operational during this time. We’re contactable through the usual contact details.