When distributing gifts made in a Will what happens if there is are missing beneficiaries? This short article explains: Personal Representatives (PRs) have a duty to ensure that the estate is distributed to the correct beneficiaries. This involves first ascertaining who those beneficiaries even are, in the case of a gift made to a group…

In light of the recent YouGov survey 63% of the UK adult population don’t have a valid Will. This figure is down on the statistic that we have previously seen bandied around (circa 2011) which suggested that the figure was closer to 67%. What does this mean? According to S.7 of the Wills Act 1837…