Back to Basics – Property Protection Trust
25th September 2020by Manisha Chauhan0
Back to Basics – Property Protection Trust
Property Protection Trusts (PPTs) are by far one of the most common types of trusts included in wills.
SWW Technical Advice
11th September 2020by Manisha Chauhan0
SWW Technical Advice
This article looks at who can access the Society's technical advice service, how to access it, as well as what the team can advise on.
Back to Basics – Discretionary Trusts
4th September 2020by Manisha Chauhan2
Back to Basics – Discretionary Trusts
In this article we will look at what a Discretionary Trust is and what the benefits of using this type of trust are.
The Role of a Trustee
19th August 2020by Manisha Chauhan0
The Role of a Trustee
In this article we look at the role of a trustee, including age conditions, responsibilities and how to choose a trustee.
Secure email and electronic signatures – without leaving your email
7th August 2020by The Society of Will Writers2
Secure email and electronic signatures – without leaving your email
Many will writers and estate planners around the UK are still handling client contracts with traditional paper based documentation.
Video Witnessing of Wills Legalised
26th July 2020by Manisha Chauhan2
Video Witnessing of Wills Legalised
We are able to report that The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has formally announced that Wills witnessed via video are to be made legal.
Video witnessing of wills expected to be legalised
22nd July 2020by Siobhan Smith6
Video witnessing of wills expected to be legalised
the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) is expected to announce later this week that the video witnessing of wills is soon to become legal.
Covid-19: Avoid the Temptation of a DIY Will
17th July 2020by Siobhan Smith0
Covid-19: Avoid the Temptation of a DIY Will
We look at what you can do to make sure you can still have a professionally drafted will put in place even during these times of social distancing.
When does a Will ‘speak’ from?
3rd July 2020by Siobhan Smith0
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.

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