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Kirsty Mcnulty

Digital And Online Assets – Is Your Online Life Organised In The Event Of Your Death?

When individuals think about making a Will and what they have to leave, thought will often go to “my property”, “my jewellery”, “my cash”...

Laura Williams

Appointing A Guardian In My Will – Considerations For Parents In Their Estate Planning, With A Focus On Special Guardianship.

When preparing your Will, something you will often need to consider where you have responsibility for minor children is who would be...

Stephanie Kerr

Antiques No-Show: Valuables in Dispute

In will, trust and estate disputes, the most valuable assets involved are usually property, land and money.  However, there can often be...

Kirsty Mcnulty

Do It Yourself Wills – A Cost Effective Way Of Dealing With Your Affairs Or A Disaster Waiting To Happen?

A recent study by IRN Legal Reports showed only 35% of UK adults have made a Will and a report in 2023 from the National Will Register...

Elizabeth Gibbison

Is Succession Planning The New Hot Topic? How Modern Media Could Shape The Way We Plan For The Future

When done properly, succession planning should consider the taxation and devolution of assets, and protect the things and people that...

Jodie Buck

Will Writers beware – Court Orders Firm To Pay 60% Of Legal Costs in Rectification & Construction Claim

In a recent decision of the High Court, a firm of solicitors was ordered to pay 60% of the parties’ legal costs in relation to a claim...

Michelle Chapman

Deathbed Gifts – To be Used or Avoided?

Despite what the name suggests, deathbed gifts (otherwise known as donation mortis causa) do not necessarily have to be made immediately...