This is a question that we often get asked at Solomons Solicitors. If you have a Will, surely you don’t have to go through the whole process of applying for Probate? [...]Read more Do you have to go through Probate if you have a Will?
It’s not uncommon for the whole process of administering an estate to take up to 12 months or even more. Whilst a Grant of Probate can be obtained relatively quickly, this is [...]Read more How long does it take for Probate to be granted in the UK?
It is a sad but unfortunately true that some families have children who, regardless of their age, are vulnerable. This can be for a diversity of reasons, varying from physical [...]Read more How to look after your vulnerable child after you die?
Whereas an attorney is someone appointed by an individual(P) to act on their behalf, a deputy is appointed by the Court of Protection when P has lost capacity but had [...]Read more Deputies and Attorneys: dos and don’ts
One of the purposes of a Will is to protect your assets after your death; and whilst a properly planned Will-Trust is a valuable legal mechanism in protecting your assets [...]Read more Can the Trust in my Will protect my assets from a divorce?
Flexible Will Trusts, also referred to as Discretionary Will Trusts have been relied on for many years as a way of generally protecting family wealth against 3rd parties [...]Read more Flexible Will Trusts: The Pros and Cons
A Deed of Variation (DOV) is a document that allows a will (or indeed the rules of intestacy) to be formally varied for a period of up to two years following the date of death [...]Read more The benefits of the Deed of Variation