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Top reasons why people don’t make Wills

Top reasons why people don’t make Wills

I recently asked for feedback about why many people in the 25 to 40 age group don’t make Wills. I received some very helpful replies. This is the first in a series of blogs demonstrating why a Will is not a luxury but a necessity. In each blog, I am going to demonstrate what can happen when someone doesn’t make a Will for one of the reasons given in the feedback. The stories will scare you and I don’t apologise for that. Top reasons why People...

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The Stealth Tax that no one is talking about

The Stealth Tax that no one is talking about

Bereaved families may soon face very substantial increases in court fees when they apply for a grant of probate. (The grant is a court document which enables them to gather in and administer the estate of the deceased relative). Currently, there is a flat fee of £215 on an application to the Probate Registry for a grant. A new tiered system was supposed to be introduced from 1 April 2019. It has been delayed due to the Parliamentary debates...

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