Writing your Will can be one of those things you put off, or say you need to do but never get round to doing. Having a Will in place is the best way to make sure your wishes are taken care of when you’re no longer around. Here are 10 reasons to make a Will sooner rather than later. 1. … Read More
The ageing population means that there is a large and increasing market for legal services for elderly people. Services in which elderly people are often interested are:- Wills Powers of Attorney Concerns about costs of residential/nursing care Equity Release Advice regarding dementia/mental incapacity Individuals are free to obtain legal advice from wherever they choose. The advice could be from a … Read More
What are digital assets? Digital assets include e-mail accounts, online banking, online investments, social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter etc.), online purchasing/selling accounts (e-Bay, Amazon etc.), data stored on Pc’s, tablets, laptops, mobile phones and blogs just to name a few. Digital assets tend to have little value but some may have significant value or sentimental value. What would happen to … Read More
Failure to draw up accurately-written wills is resulting in families being unable to take control of their loved one’s estates when they pass away, a legal expert has claimed. Tom Morrish, regional co-ordinator for Yorkshire with SFE (Solicitors for the Elderly), said wills drawn up by unregulated and unqualified personnel do not offer the same protections as those drawn up … Read More
Tom Morrish, our Wills and Probate Partner was recently interviewed on BBC Radio Leeds, talking about Wills and Probate and taking calls. To listen to the full interview, visit this link.