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Bona Vacantia - unclaimed

Why your estate could be declared Bona Vacantia A Bona Vacantia estate is one where the deceased person dies without […]

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OPG gets its fees for registering LPAs wrong. The OPG could owe you money if you’ve applied to register a […]

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Making gifts to save on probate fees

Gifts to save on probate fees is the first in our series of posts on making gifts. Many people arrange […]

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Does an unsigned will override the intestacy rules?

Blog Question – ‘James’ asked us ” Does an unsigned Will take effect instead of the intestacy rules if the […]

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Risks of being the bank of mum and dad

The ‘Bank of Mum and Dad’ is now one of the biggest lenders in the UK. More parents are helping […]

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3 ways to make a Will for free

  Is the cost of making a Will putting you off? There are still a lot of people who haven’t […]

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Avoiding mistakes in a Lasting Power of Attorney

It’s surprisingly easy to make mistakes in a Lasting Power of Attorney Unfortunately it’s not so easy to put them […]

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financial provision - Ilott v Blue Cross

The Supreme Court has reduced a woman’s share of her mother’s estate. The highest court in England has overturned a […]

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out of date coins and bank notes

What should you do with old coins and bank notes? Anyone who has had the sad task of clearing out […]

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