June 2018 | Curtis Parkinson

Free wills. Read the small print – it can cost thousands if you don’t!

Free wills. Too good to be true? Offering to prepare wills for free, or for a small fee. It’s common practice. The deals sound harmless enough. Until you look at the small print. Take High Street banks as a case in point. According to latest news reports, it’s estimated over 1.5m wills have been written…

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My father left a will – do I need to apply for probate?

It’s a misnomer that Probate is not needed when someone has left a will. If the Estate is valued above the Probate threshold and the assets were held in the deceased person’s sole name, then Probate will be needed. Where do I start? 1. By finding the will. There is no legal obligation to register…

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