Got questions about wills and probate? Read our guides to learn everything you need to know from drafting a will to making a Power of Attorney.
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.
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.
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?
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.