When Samantha from the Aura Flights team got in touch to see if I would be happy to chat about the work they do, I was immediately interested. As I discuss funeral wishes and preferences with all my clients I am often asked about options and a lot of people are looking for something different.
Sideways disinheriting is extremely common and can be very upsetting in the aftermath of a loved one passing. It has been highlighted by the recent case of Scarle vs Scarle, when stepsisters battled in court to inherit their respective parents’ estate. Unfortunately, despite both losing a parent, only one stepsister would win the case, and
We know what a Lasting Power of Attorney is….right? It seems pretty well known what a Lasting Power if Attorney is. It’s had varying names over the years; General, Enduring etc. But the principle has remained the same, we can appoint other people to act on our behalf if we need to. There are 2
A colleague told me recently how he explains to his clients that we all do already have Wills written for us by the law. Intestacy law does actually dictate exactly who will benefit when you pass away. So we don’t need to write Wills right?? Well, not exactly – do you know what the Intestacy
“Nothing endures but change” wise words from Heraclitus, the brilliant Greek philosopher, and perhaps truer than ever in today’s fast paced life. But we can’t put off writing our Wills just because things might change, instead we just need to know when to re-visit them – and that we can and should do so. So
Will writing is not currently a regulated industry, but it’s a very complicated one. And can have pretty huge consequences if things go wrong. Being un-regulated does mean anyone can write your Will – including yourself! Which means there’s plenty of choice out there, and that it’s important to know how to decide Who writes your