Do I need to update my Will?

Do I need to update my Will?

Have you made a will? Recent research shows that only half of UK adults over 30 have a will in place. Indeed, many of those who do have a will may need to update it. 4 to 10 March 2024 is Update Your Will Week, so let’s look at why this is important. | Do You Have A...
Dementia Action Week 2023

Dementia Action Week 2023

15 – 21 May is Dementia Action Week to raise awareness for the disease. Over 944,000 people are diagnosed with and are living with dementia in the UK. Many people worry about whether they will be able to make decisions for themselves if they are diagnosed....
Why should I use a solicitor to make a will?

Why should I use a solicitor to make a will?

If you want to make a will there are a few options: Have a go at it yourself Use an unregulated will writer or Use a specialist solicitor. | Can I write my own will? A will is such an important document that it really is worth doing it properly. The laws surrounding...
Who can inherit if there is no will?

Who can inherit if there is no will?

When a person dies without leaving a will, it is known as dying ‘intestate’. If someone dies without making a will, the Rules of Intestacy will determine how the estate will be administered. This will also apply where someone made a will in their lifetime, but it is...