Research from Royal London suggests that 54% of the UK adult population don’t have a valid Will. A Will may be invalid for a number of reasons. It may not have been signed properly. Your circumstances may have changed meaning some gifts will fail, or it may no longer be fit for purpose.   The…

Back to Basics – Post death variations (Deed of Variation)   A Will can be changed after death provided some simple requirements are met; mainly that those left worse off by the change agree, and the variation is completed within 2 years of the death.   If an asset or share in an estate was…

Do you ever get confused by the number of abbreviations used in the legal industry? We’ve compiled a small list of the most commonly used terms in succession planning. Some of these terms mean the same thing but they have been included because some firms use different terms for different things.   APR        Agricultural Property…