July 2018 | Curtis Parkinson
Statutory Wills

Statutory Wills – what are they for?

Statutory Wills offer robust protection for vulnerable people, protecting them from potential contentious claims after they die. When someone who has not made a Will loses mental capacity, it is possible to apply to the Court to make a Statutory Will. Establishing what will happen to their home and valuables, including money, when they haven’t…

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The Help to Buy scheme – is it for everyone?

Launched in April 2013, the government’s Help to Buy Scheme was introduced to help first-time buyers get a foot on to the property ladder. Heralded by many as an enormous success story, the value of properties sold in the first 4 years reached £39.28 billion. And, according to official government statistics, most of the home…

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Making a will. What are you waiting for?

2 in every 3 UK citizens haven’t made a will, according to a recent survey by Macmillan Cancer Support. And, worryingly, over 1.5m people may have unknowingly made their wills void by getting married. At least 20% of those surveyed, admitted they planned to update their wills to include children and grandchildren, but hadn’t got…

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