Over 60% of the UK adult population do not have a valid will. This means that when they pass away their estate will be distributed according to set of rules known as the rules of intestacy. Intestate is the word for a person who dies without a will, and also for the act of dying…

It is fair to say that in the UK, family situations are becoming incredibly more complex and there are more than 6 million cohabiting couples in the UK. For the sake of avoiding confusion, a cohabiting couple is two people who opt to live together outside of marriage or a civil partnership yet are in…