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PRESS RELEASE..Single parents offered discounted wills

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SINGLE parents are being offered the opportunity to have a heavily discounted will written to protect their children’s future. The Society of Will Writers (SWW), the UK’s leading professional body for the will-writing industry, is once again hosting Single Parent Month throughout January. Research has shown that single parents are one of the most likely …

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Law commission Reforms on Intestacy

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In December the Law Commission published its long awaited report into intestacy and family provision claims on death.The report contains recommendations for reform of the law in these areas following responses to the consultation paper published in 2009. The largest part of the report focuses on the area which causes the most significant problems under …

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A living will

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A living Will is a statement expressing your views on how you would or would not like to be treated if you are unable to make decisions about your treatment yourself at the relevant time in the future. The Mental Capacity Act 2005 provides a legal framework to help empower people to make their own …

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Wills – As you were

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Q: My mother and father made similar wills  whereby if one died their share of the estate passed to the other, but if both died then the estate was divided equally between their children. My mother died and therefore the estate has passed to my mother. Is her will still valid, ie will the estate …

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