Trusts, Wills and Probate Articles

What is a Lasting Power of Attorney?

In October 2007 there was a fundamental change on the way in the way powers of attorney are created and the powers that they can...

Changing Wills For Benefit

A will expresses the final wishes of the deceased person and it is commonly thought that a will is irrevocable after death. However, provided everyone...

Who is Under the Influence?

The law recognises that some people (such as solicitors or accountants) have a high degree of influence over other people (their clients), since clients hire...

Dealing With an Insolvent Estate

One of the rules that applies to the administration of estates is that whilst a person appointed as executor under a will can refuse to...

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Trusts, Wills and Probate News

Managing the Affairs of Missing People Law PassedJuly 20, 2017

With the general election hogging the headlines, the passing of the Guardianship (Missing Persons) Act 2017, which received Royal Assent on 27 April 2017, went...

Car Bonnet Will is Valid, Rules CourtJuly 6, 2017

There are a number of requirements that must be met for a will to be valid and one of these is that the signing of...

Car Bonnet Will is Valid, Rules CourtJuly 6, 2017

There are a number of requirements that must be met for a will to be valid and one of these is that the signing of...

Power of Attorney Fees FallJune 19, 2017

With the recent furore over the Government's proposed increase in the cost of obtaining probate on larger estates, currently on ice owing to lack of...

Power of Attorney Fees FallJune 19, 2017

With the recent furore over the Government's proposed increase in the cost of obtaining probate on larger estates, currently on ice owing to lack of...

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