Recent Blogs

Inheritance, Civil Partnerships and Living Together

20 July, 2017

How to ensure your civil partner or common law husband or wife benefits from your estate when you die …

The Danger of DIY Wills

17 July, 2017

Earlier this year The Guardian reported on the danger of DIY Wills

Lessons to learn from recent Charity Wills Judgment

14 July, 2017

How to write a Will that discretely excludes a family member and minimises the chances of that family member contesting your Will.

10 Surprising Facts about Wills

10 July, 2017

There’s a lots of stats and facts doing the round in the world of estate planning, Will writing and probate at the minute.

Is it a good idea to leave more to my less well-off children?

07 July, 2017

Wise advice from Huffington Post on how to be fair when making a Will…

Inheritance Tax Take Breaks £5bn Barrier

02 July, 2017

If your estate has broken the £325,000 barrier you need to take the steps necessary to ensure your wealth can be passed onto your family.

Mirror Mirror on the Wall, Who’s the Fairest of them All? Part 2

23 June, 2017

In this article, I explain in detail when and why a Mirror Will is not the right choice for a couple.

Mirror Mirror on the Wall, Who’s the Fairest of them All?

22 June, 2017

Teressa McDonald, Head of Legal Services, begins to demystify emerging confusion around whether Mirror Wills are the right choice

How to protect loved ones from challenges to your Will

15 June, 2017

Legal challenges to Wills are on the up. Here's how to ensure your Single Will or Mirror Will cannot be challenged.