Let’s face it. We’re all a bit nosey and like to look at celebrity Wills. Here is a list of some strange requests.  Janis Joplin Recording artist and songwriter Janis Joplin, was famous for her work in the 60s and 70s. She sadly met a tragic death in 1970. Joplin’s Will inlcuded a gift of…

Common Errors When Drafting LPAs   Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPA) are complex legal documents and care must be taken when drafting them to ensure they are completed correctly. The Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) will reject any forms that are incorrect and that don’t meet their standards. This can cause unnecessary delays and…

Losing everything you’ve worked hard for or everything your family have worked hard to accumulate doesn’t bare thinking about, and you should take all reasonable steps to protect your assets. You wouldn’t buy a car without checking the garage’s reputation and credibility so don’t be taken in by a Will Writer or Solicitor either. For…

Ready for all the information you need to know about writing your Will?  This article has been written by the Society of Will Writers (SWW). The Society of Will Writers is a non-profit making self-regulatory organisation which seeks to protect the public and serve the interests of those men and women who are active professionals…

Since 1994, The Society of Will Writers has been growing to form a network of over 1,700 Professional Estate Planners in the UK, and even further afield in places such as central Europe and Asia making us a truly international organisation. No longer are solicitors your only option when writing a Will. In fact, a…

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…

We recommend that people review their wills regularly to make sure they are still up to date and match their wishes and circumstances. We advise reviewing your planning every 3-5 years or on any major life events such as marriage, separation, birth of children, or death of a beneficiary or executor. So, you’ve reviewed your…

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