Are your affairs really up to date?

Posted 09 September 2020 by Richard Tinkler

Many people, in good faith, believe that their legal affairs are all completely up-to-date when in fact that may not be the case.  Making a will is of course seen as an obvious thing to do by many people, but this is certainly not the only thing which needs to be considered to ensure one’s legal affairs are up-to-date. Here is a checklist of just four things to consider when considering whether your legal affairs are in fact up-to-date:   Have you made a will?  This is of course very important.  Indeed, it is crucial not just to make a will, but to ensure it ...

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Unclaimed Estates in Norfolk published

Posted 04 September 2020 by Richard Tinkler

The Eastern Daily Press has published an article on 2 September 2020 highlighting the numbers of people who have died with an unclaimed estate, who were born or died in Norfolk.   The article shows how a great number of people have died without having made a will and have an unclaimed estate.  Many unclaimed estates will likely be worth hundreds of thousands of pounds, and perhaps even more.   It is also to be expected that many of those who have died may have had beneficiaries in mind to inherit from their estate but did not make a will.   If someone dies witho...

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Frequently Asked Question about Private Client Law

Posted 31 July 2020 by Richard Tinkler

As a Solicitor specialising in Private Client law, covering wills, probate and powers of attorney, there are many questions I am frequently asked by potential clients – here are a few below with answers which you may find helpful.  If you have any questions not answered below, please feel free to give us a call.  Please note the answers below are for general information purposes only and do not constitute advice.  Always speak with a Solicitor in relation to your own circumstances.Wills Can I write my own will at home?  Yes, legally you are allowed to do this, b...

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Do you think your Will or Estate may be Contested after your Death?

Posted 22 July 2020 by Richard Tinkler

It has been reported by the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (‘STEP’) that “the number of English wills being contested through high court litigation reached a record level of 188 in 2019, as house prices continued to rise and cohabitation and second marriages became more commonplace”. If you are thinking of making a will (or if you have already made one) and are concerned about the possibility of a claim being made following your death, please feel free to contact us to discuss the matter and obtain advice relevant to your circumstances.  It may not b...

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