Wills and Probate

Making the Right Will

Many people put off making a Will. Don’t worry, though. You will not be signing your death warrant! Making a Will makes sure your wishes are carried out and saves

Making the Right Will

Inheritance Tax and Trusts

In its simplest form, a trust is an instruction to someone else to hold your property for the benefit of a third party. This can be made subject to conditions

Inheritance Tax and Trusts

Dying Without a Will

Should you die without making a Will the intestacy rules apply. These are complex and could mean that the people who you wished to benefit at your death may not.

Dying Without a Will

Inheritance Disputes

The bad feeling created by these can destroy a family. The best way of dealing with them is to make sure they cannot arise in the first place and make

Inheritance Disputes

Using Equity in Your House

You may wish to consider converting some of the value of your home into cash whether to give to your family or to improve your standard of living in retirement.

Using Equity in Your House