Monthly Archives: January 2019

January 30th, 2019

DIY Probate Pitfalls In 2017 there were 95,000 applications for a Grant of Representation by individuals; that is for Probate where there is a Will, or Letters of Administration on intestacy or other reasons. This compares with 155,000 applications through a Solicitor or alternative business structures. The person taking the Grant is called “The Personal […]

January 29th, 2019

Second Marriages We know that circumstances around a second marriage are more complicated than the first. There are often children from a previous relationship to consider, as well as assets you have acquired during your first marriage – for example property, savings and a pension pot. Upon your second marriage you will need to create […]

January 17th, 2019

At the turn of the year The Will Writing Company of Nottingham withdrew its application to be registered with the Solicitors Regulation Authority, the solicitors’ regulatory body. Although the company was one of the more successful will writing companies, lasting for some 28 years, it has now gone into insolvency. If your will was prepared […]