You will undoubtedly have heard many times that our population is ageing and that as a society, we must ensure we are ready for the impact of this substantial shift in our [...]Read more Grasping The Urgent Need to Tackle crime and Abuse Against The Elderly
There are few areas of complex law which individuals feel they can tackle themselves, but for some reason, Wills and probate are frequently assumed to be areas for which no [...]Read more Are The Risks Of DIY Probate Outweighed By The Benefits?
The decisions and plans you make now will have a huge impact on your later life. Getting them right is essential. An SFE (Solicitors for the Elderly) accredited lawyer is an [...]Read more 10 reasons to use an SFE accredited lawyer
A recent article by The Law Society Gazette highlighted the major delays currently faced by those applying for Grants of Probate and Letters of Administration. It is [...]Read more Major delays in obtaining Grant of Probate… but there is always a silver lining!
Most disputes regarding property ownership happen between unmarried couples or co-owners in a more general context. Here’s how thinking ahead now can prevent such (often [...]Read more How can we prevent legal disputes over jointly owned property? Preparation is key!
As co-owners of your new property, you will hold the legal title (this means the names which will appear on the Deeds) as “Joint Tenants”. However, the legal title does [...]Read more Joint Tenants or Tenants in Common- what is the difference?
New guidance from HM Courts and Tribunals Service has been issued today, confirming that the probate fee increase will not be introduced on 1st April 2019. The new fees will [...]Read more Probate Fee Hike: There’s Still Time!
It’s never too early…but it can be too late!Read more When do I need a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA)?