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Sitting down to work out the details of your will can be something you’d rather put off. However, when you do finally commit to considering your assets, choosing your executor and drafting out your will, it’s important to know that it’s legally valid.
We all know we need to make a will at some point, but many of us underestimate just how important it is, and what a difference it could make to our families.
A grant of representation is a document needed to confirm you are the executor of someone’s will. This document gives you the right to apply and administer the Estate, this process is commonly known as probate.
Equity release is the ability to free up the equity from your property, whilst you continue to live in it. For many people, their property is their biggest asset, but all their savings are tied up in it. Equity release allows you to withdraw either a lump sum or a monthly amount from the value of your property, in a similar way to a mortgage.
Legal advice can be a valuable asset to an individual looking to remortgage a home or buy-to-let property. Not only are specialist legal service providers equipped to represent your best interests and carefully check any documentation produced by a lender, they can also represent you should a dispute occur and a complaint to the Financial Ombudsman be required.
When you own a property with someone else, you may end up wanting to transfer full ownership to either yourself or the other person. The process has a lot of moving parts, so it's best to be prepared; luckily you're in the right place to find out everything you'll need to know.
Conveyancing, simply put, is the process of transferring the legal ownership of property or land from one person to another. When buying a house, it is best to have a licensed conveyancer or solicitor in mind before continuing any further.
The end of a marriage is never easy to go through, but the divorce process itself doesn’t have to be complicated. This clear guide will take you through the legal steps necessary to get a divorce.
Whilst fear of cost should never stop you from leaving an unhappy relationship, people do worry that divorce will cost much more than they expect.
Deciding to petition for divorce can often feel overwhelming – as well as the emotions a decision to end a marriage can bring up, the fears of not knowing how to move forward, how much things will cost and what paperwork you might need can make it harder than it needs to be.