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Practical tips for Estate Administration – part two

09.09.20

As we explained in the introductory piece in this new blog series on estate administration, when someone dies it can seem there are an overwhelming number of jobs which need to be done. In part two of the series below, we aim to provide a useful step by step guide of what needs to done


New changes on the use of Lasting Powers of Attorney

24.08.20

The Office of The Public Guardian has launched a new online service to make the use of Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs) easier. The new tool currently applies to LPAs registered after 17 July 2020. The Office of the Public Guardian also have plans to widen the use of the tool to LPAs registered earlier


New online option for signing Wills

13.08.20

On 25th July 2020, it was announced that Wills witnessed remotely (i.e. over Zoom and Skype) are to be legalised, in a significant overhaul of probate legislation driven by Covid-19. Up until now, The Wills Act of 1837 has meant that Wills must be signed in the physical presence of two witnesses. What do the


Practical tips for Estate Administration – part one

23.07.20

Welcome to our new Estate Administration blog series. We often do not realise how many practical tasks there are to consider when someone dies until we find ourselves responsible for making the funeral arrangements, or helping someone to do this. During this emotional and distressing time, it can be difficult working out what to do