Monthly Archives: August 2022

August 29th, 2022

During 2021, there were 283,352 applications made for grants of representation; that is for Probate where there is a Will, or Letters of Administration on intestacy or other reasons. The person taking the Grant is called  “The Personal Representative “ (PR). The process of applying for a Grant of Representation can be relatively straightforward if […]

August 15th, 2022

In recent months, some homes in the UK have been reported as almost unsaleable due to doubling ground rents.  Traditionally, houses have been sold as ‘freehold’ meaning that homeowners own the whole of their home and have complete control over it. However in recent years, some developers, more predominantly in the North West area of […]

August 1st, 2022

That is determined by the Inheritance and Trustees Powers Act 2014: If there are surviving children, grandchildren or great grandchildren of the person who died and the estate is valued at more than £270,000, the partner (married or civil partners NOT unmarried) will inherit: all the personal property and belongings of the person who has […]