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How to avoid family wars if you have a blended stepfamily

Dealing with a bereavement can be difficult for any family. However, if the family is a blended one, it can be even more of a challenge. Stepchildren, step-grandchildren and step-siblings don’t have the same rights to inherit, so if the deceased hasn’t left a clear...

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A stranger will inherit my hard-earned assets

Remarrying is often a very special time in a person’s life. Giving you the chance to start over with a new partner, and live life to the fullest, remarrying can help to kick start the next chapter in your personal story. However, if you have children from a previous...

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Why an online will may leave your family in a bad place

Your will is one of the most important legal documents you’ll ever write. The only way to ensure your loved ones receive the money, property or mementos you want them to have, your will tells the authorities exactly what to do with your estate after you die. There are...

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Living together but not married? You need a will

According to the Office for National Statistics, there are now 3.3 million cohabiting couples in the UK. This is a dramatic increase from 1996 when just 1.5 million unmarried couples lived together. One of the side effects of this increase in cohabiting couples is...

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If you have young children, this is a must!!

I have recently been having discussions with clients about who to appoint as Guardian for their children.Ensuring you have Guardianship within your will to name who you would like to look after your children if you pass away is one of the most important things Parents...

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Do you have children?

One of the most important wishes you need to voice in your Will is what happens to your children when you die. If no Will is left, then the authorities will decide where your children go. This may be against your wishes due to family issues, parenting styles and best...

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LPA AWARENESS HAS TO INCREASE!!!

According to Alzheimer’s Research the number of people with dementia is projected to increase rapidly over the next several decades, mainly due to increases in life expectancy and population demographics. According to the charity, one million people in the UK will...

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Division of Assets

During their time grieving, one of the last concerns your loved ones will want to deal with is which of your assets belong to who. Items of major sentimental value to one person may have no meaning to another. If no Will is left, your spouse (wife, husband or civil...

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Importance of Preparing a Will

63% of adults in the UK haven’t prepared a Will. These people are leaving everything to chance, from what will happen to their body and funeral to who inherits their estate. In fact, having no Will could end up costing your family a higher price than if you had...

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