Blogs

Browse my blogs for help and advice on wills, trusts and more.

Should a business owner set up an LPA
Are you a freelancer, sole trader or small business owner? If yes, have you thought about what would happen if
Appointing a guardian
Have you ever considered who will look after your children if you die while they're still under age? Who will
What is a trust and do I need one?
A Trust is a legal arrangement in which a person (the Settlor) transfers the ownership of some of his or
Funeral Plans
All through human history people have been planning what to do with their remains once they have died. From following
Changes to Inhertance Tax in the 2015 Budget
Inheritance Tax is charged on the transfer of property passing on death (chargeable transfers) subject to various exemptions and reliefs,
What is a Lasting Power of Attorney and why do I need one?
Imagine you have a joint account with your partner and he or she is unable to manage money due to
What can we expect from a Conservative Government?
This week we are taking a look at the key pledges made by the Conservative party and what we can
Top 10 Reasons Why You Need a Will
Do you have a valid Will? If the answer is yes, congratulations, you are among only 33% of adults in
The Importance of Using a Professional to Make Your Will
A friend of a friend has recently died – naming my friend as an executor. The deceased has been ill
The Importance of Estate Planning
Not long into Captain Ahab’s search for the Great White Whale, one of the Pequod’s longboats is attacked, the sailors