Do I need to worry about Inheritance Tax (IHT)?

Yes, if your estate is worth more than £325,000. It is very important to be aware of what IHT you may have to pay on your death as your family may be in for a bit of a shock when they suddenly realise they have to pay thousands of pounds before they can receive their […]

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Will Writing Service in Bexley

  • July 17, 2013
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The Will Writing Service provides home visit will writing services in and around Bexley and the surrounding area. We visit clients in their home and provide a discreet and professional service that will leave you with the confidence that your affairs have been dealt with properly and professionally. Using our services does not need to […]

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How much does it cost to write a will?

Making a will is one of the most important legal arrangements you can make, yet it does not cost as much as people may think. In fact, the cost of making a will is next to nothing in comparison to having the peace of mind that your intentions are clear and legally valid. By having […]

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Is a Home Visit Will Writing Service Better than an Online Service?

A Guide to Writing your Will Let’s face it! The reason you’re pondering whether you can get away with writing your Will online is probably because the alternative seems problematic …. and a bit more expensive! But, even if you only need a simple Will there are some snags buying online: How will you know […]

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What is a codicil?

  • February 8, 2013
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Even after its creation, there are times that you might need to make changes to your Last Will and Testament. Significant or large changes such as a change of spouse or beneficiary, adding a new asset, or changing the distribution of monies will typically entail creating a new Last Will and Testament. However, in some […]

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Nominating a Guardian for your child

  • January 23, 2013
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Anyone with young children must consider who will care for their children should they die before their children become adults (which legally happens at age eighteen). By preparing a Will with a guardianship clause they are able to decide who will have the responsibility of care for their children, but it is unfortunately not always […]

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Tenants in Common or Joint Tenancy?

Increasingly, couples are choosing to own their homes as Tenants in Common. This is because it can guarantee the right individuals (mostly children) benefit in the long term help and may help avoid care home fees. In certain circumstances Tenants in Common may help minimise Inheritance Tax. The traditional method of owning or purchasing a […]

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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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