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Keeping legacies in the family and out of court

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Inheritance challenges and disputed wills are soaring, but it’s not just the high profile, wealthy that are fuelling the action. Figures from the Ministry of Justice come against a backdrop of headline-catching disputes such as the case of Russian...

Can you make a Power of Attorney online?

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It is possible to make a Power of Attorney online, but whether you should is an entirely different matter. The process of making a Power of Attorney seems straightforward, but for those who are unfamiliar with the process, there are many potential pitfalls...

Organ Donation Week - Do your family know your wishes?

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This year, Organ Donation Week runs between the 18th - 24th of September. The campaign is designed to raise awareness about organ donation and transplantation. While most of the UK now runs on a system of opting out, it is still something you should discuss...

Talk Money Week: Talking to your family about your wishes for the future

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Nobody likes to think about a time when they are no longer around and talking to loved ones about what you would like to happen after you pass away may seem morbid or unnecessary. However, talking about financial and practical matters can help put your mind...

What happens to debt after someone dies?

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When someone you love has passed away, the last thing you will be thinking about is debt. However, there are many misconceptions about debt and inheritance, and it is essential to understand the position. Many people believe that when a person dies, the...