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We are a long way from getting back to normal, indeed we are told that this is the new ‘normal’, but it has been lovely to be able to meet up with family and friends, even huddled under a...

Legally Speaking: Working from Home
Legally Speaking: Working from Home

So, like many, I am now working predominantly from home. After a holiday to Thailand I found myself in self-isolation on my return and the world had changed beyond recognition in just fourteen days....

Wills – Should I Make One Now?
Wills – Should I Make One Now?

There has been a significant increase in the number of people seeking to make a Will or review their existing Wills during the current Coronavirus outbreak. Whilst people are wishing to get their...

Making a Will and/or Lasting Powers of Attorneys
Making a Will and/or Lasting Powers of Attorneys

As the situation around coronavirus and the government guidelines change, we all have to adapt to a new way of a living and in record time. We understand that for many there are concerns over their...

Millions says they would challenge an inheritance – but what are the options if you have concerns?
Millions says they would challenge an inheritance – but what are the options if...

At the beginning of last year the Independent reported that more than 12.6 million Britons would challenge an inheritance if they were unhappy with the result. This staggering number, identified by a...

Probate Fraud
Probate Fraud

Contentious probate specialist, Charlotte Dullaway, recently caught up on the latest documentary from the Catching a Killer team which explores the investigations following a chilling probate...

Wills: What happens to any specific gifts you may want to leave? #Wills #Gifts
Wills: What happens to any specific gifts you may want to leave? #Wills #Gifts

I often have very interesting, and perhaps slightly random, conversations with my clients. I truly have no idea how this particular conversation started but my client told me (and gave me permission...

Mental Capacity: Time to protect yourself, your loved ones and your assets.
Mental Capacity: Time to protect yourself, your loved ones and your assets.

Having just spent a week on a narrow boat in the rain with the long-suffering Martin, our four adult children, a couple of partners and the dog I thought this month I would consider what constitutes...

The multiple hats that can be worn when named in a Will
The multiple hats that can be worn when named in a Will

Sometimes for a named person in a Will, it can be a case of “wearing multiple hats” and potentially four all at the same time by the same person! There’s the beneficiary hat...

Legally Speaking: Unregistered Properties
Legally Speaking: Unregistered Properties

I thought I might start with a caravanning update. Our caravan came with an air awning, which the salesman assured us was the simplest available; slide it into the awning rail, attach the electric...