When you write your will you need to name an executor to administer your estate. When making a Power of Attorney, you’ll name an attorney to help make decisions when you’re no longer able to.
You can choose more than one executor or attorney – but what happens when the people who are supposed to look after you and your bits and bobs don’t agree with each other?
If you want to make or change a will for someone who lacks mental capacity, you’ll need to apply for a statutory will. Find out what it is, who can send off for it, and how to get one.
Inheritance tax is a tax on your estate that’s paid before your loved ones can inherit. With proper estate planning, you can use your will to avoid or reduce the amount due.
Making a will helps you make provisions for your loved ones when you’re no longer able to look after them.
As a nation of animal lovers, we want to know our pets are in safe and loving hands. A will helps you ensure your pets are properly looked after once you’re gone.
Congratulations are in order! As new parent, your thoughts are already on providing a safe future for your baby – from family home to the world they grow up in.
And that’s why making a will now is really important.
If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with dementia, legal support may be furthest from your mind, but it's a good time to start preparing for the future.
We’ve all see it in the movies: the will scribbled on the back of a napkin. But is it really as simple as that?
If you’ve fallen out with a friend or family member, you may be considering disinheriting them. Cutting someone out of your will is a serious step, and you’ll want to approach this with compassion and a level head.
Explore your options for leaving someone out of your will.