Making a Will during Covid-19

Making a Will during Covid-19 Social distancing measures introduced to prevent the spread of Covid-19 have changed the way legal professionals are managing an increased demand for their Will writing services. Creative ways of working are now more common with changes to the way that a Last Will and Testament is validly executed (signed and…

2020 Vision

My clients often tell me that making a Will is something that has been on their “to do list” for quite some time. It may span more than one or two lists of New Year’s Resolutions! After months of procrastinating, I recently updated my own Will to include an asset protection trust. It took a…

Free advice clinics

Free Wills and Estate Planning Advice Clinic Our Wills advice clinic gives your company a useful, free (and often unexpected) service that you can offer to your staff. We know from over a decade’s experience that an up-to-date Will provides peace of mind. And studies show that contented employees are more productive.  Are you a…

Looking a gift horse in the mouth

Don’t look a gift horse in the mouth is one of those strange expressions that my grandparents used when I was young… probably when my facial expression failed to cover my real thoughts on receiving a ‘practical’ birthday present. Showing gratitude for a gift, however you really feel, is a skill we all learn.  But…

Families come in all shapes and sizes

In over 13 wonderful years of working as an estates Paralegal I have never had two clients with identical circumstances; and that’s part of what makes the job so interesting and varied. Families come in all shapes and sizes. Second or third marriages are so much more common. Cohabiting is no longer unusual, but cohabiting…