Things to consider before you write your will

APPOINTING EXECUTORS AND TRUSTEES An Executor is the person or persons who will administer your estate on your death and will ensure your wishes are carried out. We suggest you elect no more than two members of your family, or close friends, to act for you. Ideally they should be younger than you (remember that […]

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Do I really need a Will?

FOR MOST PEOPLE THE ANSWER IS ALMOST CERTAINLY ‘YES’ THE PROBLEMS If you die without leaving a Will, any wishes you might have about your estate will be ignored. The Law will decide for you. Apart from peace of mind, a legally binding Will provides solutions to the following issues. DELAYS IN THE DISTRIBUTION OF […]

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What happens if I die without a Will?

If you die without a Will or with an invalid Will the government will decide who benefits for you. This is known as dying Intestate and who will benefit depends on the size of your estate and the relatives you leave behind. Before the estate can pass to the correct beneficiaries according to intestacy rules […]

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