Can you change a Will after someone dies? Posted by David West, 09/01/2017

Can you change a Will after someone dies?

Can You Change a Will After Someone Dies? The answer is ‘Yes’, but should you? The families I help are often surprised when I tell them that they can change a loved one’s Will. Surely a person’s wishes should be honoured shouldn’t they? Yet, since the vast majority of ... read more

Deputyship Package Posted by David West, 25/11/2016

Deputyship Package

Apply For Deputyship Order - Make Decisions For Someone Who Lacks Capacity. If you have left it too late to draft a Lasting Power of Attorney you can still apply for a Deputyship Order.  This means that you can get control over a loved one's property and affairs if they are now no longer c... read more

The Cost & Complexities of Probate Posted by David West, 08/09/2016

The Cost & Complexities of Probate

“… I thought there would be plenty of money to pay everything, as well as having some in hand. How wrong I was.” A recent article in the Daily Telegraph discusses the surprisingly high costs which come with probate and the unexpected complexity of the process. Journalist Liz Hodgk... read more

What Every Executor Should Know Posted by David West, 18/08/2016

What Every Executor Should Know

Results from a 2015 Executor Survey Results show that most people find administering an estate far more difficult than they initially thought it would be. DIY probate can be more expensive than letting a professional deal with it.  Call The Probate Bureau for free guidance before you start... read more

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