When does a Will ‘speak’ from?
When does a Will ‘speak’ from?
The construction of a will can alter the date from which it ‘speaks’. The rules differ depending on whether we are talking about subject matter or objects.
Can an executor be removed?
Can an executor be removed?
Executors have a legal duty to administer the deceased’s estate. So, what happens if an executor is failing in this duty?
Online CPD accredited GDPR training now available
Online CPD accredited GDPR training now available
Our data protection partner Astrid has launched data protection and GDPR training for will writers and estate planners with online learning platform, Udemy.
In CASE you missed it…
In CASE you missed it…
In this feature we examine key cases in relation to will writing and other estate planning activities. This time we look at Re Kelly (Deceased) [2020].
The niche issue of jointly owned property and Lasting Power of Attorney
The niche issue of jointly owned property and Lasting Power of Attorney
There can be difficulties if the property needs to be sold after an owner has lost capacity. What is the issue and how can it be resolved?
From the Desk of the DG
From the Desk of the DG
A message from the desk of SWW Director General, Brian W McMillan.
Will Checking Service – A Guide
Will Checking Service – A Guide
The SWW Technical Team have always offered a will checking service. This bulletin clears up any confusion about what this checking service entails.
Distance Learning with The College of Will Writing
Distance Learning with The College of Will Writing
Distance learning is nothing new to us, and our online courses remain available all year round, but what are these and what do they offer?
What technology could mean for the future of Wills
What technology could mean for the future of Wills
In this purely speculative piece we will be looking at what the future of Will Writing may look like thanks to the technology available to us already.
General Power of Attorney
General Power of Attorney
With many vulnerable people currently being advised to self-isolate this means having an attorney to carry out certain tasks on their behalf is incredibly useful.

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