It can easily be said that Protective Property Trusts (PPTs) are the most common type of Trust that are included in Wills but many people have no heard of them. What is a Protective Property Trust? A PPT is designed to take the deceased’s share in the home and give someone else (known as the […]
The last 2 years have been very unusual and it has led to several lockdowns and a lot of people self-isolating, with a climate of social distancing and avoiding mixing with people outside of your own household. So, whilst there has been a rise in the demand for Wills there has also been a worrying […]
The Kate Garroway story – How to keep access to bank accounts and medical records if your partner becomes ill.
In the recent ITV documentary “Finding Derek”, Kate Garroway shares her experience of her husband’s illness. Derek is in hospital with COVID 19, unable to speak or move, and has just woken up from an induced coma, although the long-term prognosis is unknown. Derek may never regain his full mental capacity. Kate is coping day […]
You may be familiar with Trusts and their basic principles but there are different kinds, this blog explains Discretionary Trusts and why you might need one. What is a Discretionary Trust? First let us look at the definition of a Discretionary Trust. This is a type of Trust where the trustees have complete control of how and […]
As I’ve discussed before, the death of a loved can be a difficult time for those left behind, and it’s at this time that the grieving family will be expected to arrange a funera, This can be difficult at such a challenging and emotional time. It is with this in mind that this week’s blog […]
Executor NOUN law a person or institution appointed by a testator to carry out the terms of their will. In accepting the position of Executor, you are doing so on the understanding that you have a legal duty to administer the estate of the deceased. This includes tasks such as: making sure assets are identified […]
Unusual funeral requests from some famous names!