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25.9.2020 | Jan Atkinson

Making a Will by video link

The Government has recently announced plans to allow for the witnessing of Wills and Codicils by video conferencing. This is...

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Last Will and Testament
2.9.2020 | Jan Atkinson

What Can I Do if I Have Been...

I was left out of my mother’s last will. What can I do? Whilst testators in England and Wales...

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10.6.2020 | Jan Atkinson

Leaving money to charity in your will

Why leave money to charity in your Will? Leaving money to charity in your will is a significant source of...

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22.10.2019 | Jan Atkinson

Property abroad? Beware of forced heirship rules

Whether it’s a holiday home, an investment property or a place you want to retire to, if you own...

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19.7.2019 | Jan Atkinson

Guardianship (Missing Persons) Act 2017

The Guardianship (Missing Persons) Act 2017 comes into force on 31 July 2019.  This is a full 27 Months after the bill was given...

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3.7.2019 | Jan Atkinson

Assets abroad? Why you may need more than...

As more of us become internationally mobile, it’s increasingly common to own assets abroad. Yet lawyers say many people...

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25.3.2019 | Jan Atkinson

Cross Border Issues – Wills and Succession

An increasing number of individuals have connections with more than one jurisdiction. Conflicting rules can significantly affect their estate planning...

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25.3.2019 | Jan Atkinson

Intestacy Rules

What Happens When Someone Dies Without a Will? It is estimated that between half and two-thirds of the adult population...

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25.3.2019 | Jan Atkinson

How to claim for an unclaimed estate

Finding beneficiaries for unclaimed assets The amount of unclaimed assets has nearly doubled in the last year, with the Prince...

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