Planning for dementia

Planning for Dementia


Planning for Dementia?   This is a terrifying thought, but, It is estimated that by 2025 1 million people in the UK could be living with dementia. That’s a daunting statistic that most of us…

Property Ownership and your rights


How you own your home with your partner or spouse can have major implications for you when they die. In the UK there are two ways in which you can buy a property or a…

Living together & bereavement – do you have any rights?


Many believe that if they live together long enough, they become married in ‘common law’. This is not the case. So what happens if you are not married or in a civil partnership, and your…
Common Law Spouses - do you have any rights?

Common Law Marriage and Bereavement - Three True Stories


Common Law Spouses – do you have any rights? 3 true case studies According to the Office for National Statistics 2017 cohabiting couple families are growing the fastest. However the laws of Intestacy haven’t caught…

Leaving a legacy to your disabled child


As a parent of a vulnerable child, it will have crossed your mind  "who will look after my child when I’m gone and how will they cope”. It’s largely inevitable that you will pass before your child,…
Estate planning for business owners

What happens if your Business Partner dies?


Essential Estate Planning for Company Owners In the early days of growing your business – or even the middle days – succession planning might be way down your list of priorities. But if your co-founder…
What happens to your pets when you die

What Happens to your Pets When You Die?


When making your will, you can provide for your pets too The British are known for being a nation of pet lovers – but few of us consider who will take care of them and…

Inheritance disputes and how to avoid them


Inheritance disputes and how to avoid them   Record numbers of families are now going to courts to fight for inheritance they believe is rightly theirs – back in 2013 97 disputes were heard at…
Leave Money to Charity in Your Will

Leaving a Legacy to Charity


Live like a billionaire: leave a gift to charity in your Will Over the next 30 years, over $30Trillion of wealth will pass via inheritance from the ‘Boomer’ generation to the next in the USA…

New Baby? Three Reasons why Now is the time to write or update your Will.


New Baby? 3 Reasons why Now is the time to write or update your Will. Starting a family is a big step, there is already a lot to think about when you are having your…