Category: Wills

What does the probate process involve?

When someone passes away, their assets and property need to be distributed according to their wishes. This process is known as probate. Probate is a legal process that involves applying for permission to administer the estate of a deceased person. Establishing the value of the estate The first step is to determine whether a grant…
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What to consider when writing or updating your Will

Writing a Will is an important step in planning for your future and ensuring that your assets are distributed according to your wishes after your death. It can be a daunting task, but with careful consideration and guidance, you can create a Will that reflects your wishes and provides security for your loved ones. Your…
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The law of intestacy – what happens if someone dies with no Will?

In the event that a person dies without a valid Will, there are rules that must be followed when it comes to sharing out their property and any other assets. The person who has died without a Will is called an intestate person. Under the rules, only married/civil partners and select close relatives can inherit…
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