Cohabitation and inheritance rights

        Whilst there is an increase in the number of people who decide to co-habit together, the understanding of what happens to property and assets if one partner dies is still misunderstood. If you have a client who lives with their partner and they have decided

Planning for Life & Death

The Citizens Advice Bureau has recently reported that the number of enquiries about people who have died without making a will has more than doubled over the last 5 years. According to a YouGov survey two thirds of the British adult population do not have a will. Queries regarding int

What Do The Rules of Intestacy Mean for Your Clients?

Do you have clients who can’t quite see the value in making a Will? Are you yourself up to date with the consequences of not making a Will i.e. the Rules of Intestacy? The changes to the Intestacy Laws enacted on 1st October 2014 mean that for married couples and civil partners withou

New Law Society Research – Majority of Britains Have Not Written A Will

The majority of Britons have not written a will according to research out today from the Law Society. The representative body for solicitors has now warned that the consequences of dying without a valid will can be dire for those left behind. The research revealed that 73 per cent of