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    • Wills and Probate Executive (GCILEx)
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Estate Planning for Blended Families: Navigating Wills and Inheritance

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Blended families have become increasingly common in today's society. As relationships evolve and individuals remarry or enter into new partnerships, estate planning becomes a crucial consideration to ensure the fair and smooth transfer of assets to loved...

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...

Getting the language clear in will drafting

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Three children have won a share of their father’s £700,000 estate after a hard-fought case that reached the High Court in London. The siblings took action when their father Kenneth Grizzle died and they found they were excluded from his...

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...

Power of Attorney: The Value of Professional Guidance

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Creating a Power of Attorney (POA) is a crucial legal step to ensure your wishes are upheld and your affairs are managed in the event of incapacitation. While it may seem tempting to make a POA online, it's essential to understand the potential pitfalls...