45% Of Great Britain Had A Will In 2018

Still less than half the adult population have a will. The industry is well aware of Britain’s aversion to writing an up to date Will. There have been many reports that indicate our mortality is considered taboo; as a nation, … Continue reading

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Daughter tries to sell fathers house using a forged LPA

LPA Fraudster Jailed For Property Fraud This fraudster used a forged Lasting Power of Attorney to state she had authority to sell her parents property whilst her father was in a care home !! You can check with the Office … Continue reading

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Intestate Family Feuds: A Case Study

In a messy case involving a deceased man, who died intestate, a son has accused his estranged family of withdrawing the information that his father had died. Shockingly, John Steele only found out that his father, William, had died fourteen … Continue reading

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DIY Wills Causing Family Disputes

A recent report, carried out by Which?Legal, has found that DIY Wills are damaging to families. At a time when people making Wills is at a particular low point, the research has found that more people than ever are making … Continue reading

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Aretha Franklin died without a will. Are her last wishes being met ?

It has been revealed that the queen of soul, who died last month at the age of 76, had no will in place when she died.The estate is believed to be worth around $80m, and is to be split equally … Continue reading

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Court upholds a claim where an inheritance is contested.

Son Claimed His Mother’s Partner ‘Was Just A Lodger’ Is Forced To Pay Half Of His Inheritance To Him. The lesson here…be clear about your wishes with an up to date will ! A son has been ordered to pay his … Continue reading

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Could CCTV In Care Homes Become Compulsory?

After so many incidents in care homes would this help prevent some of the issues ? The MP for Beaconsfield will apply for a debate and wants this to be one of the first issues considered by MPs when they … Continue reading

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Care Home Theft from the Vulnerable

Care Home Boss Convicted After Stealing Millions From Pensioners. I saw this article and not only did it stand out because of what I do, but it happened in Southport where I lived for many happy years and where I … Continue reading

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Letters of Wishes. What are they and do they work ?

A good article on the pros and cons of Letters of Wishes; Ensuring that you provide for multiple beneficiaries in your Will can be tricky, especially when their individual life circumstances are prone to change. With second marriages, cohabitation and … Continue reading

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Death…. Always a tough subject.

How to prepare for the death of either yourself or a loved one…. When someone close passes away, it is a difficult time for all involved and the emotional impact can be made more difficult by the requirements of managing … Continue reading

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