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Tag: death

I’ve spoken with a lot of people, both in and outside of work, who have been appointed as an executor in a Will and have decided to deal with Probate and the estate themselves. Whilst there is nothing to stop people from doing this, I come across so …

Update April 2019:

The changes to the probate fee system that we discuss below were due to be introduced on 1 April 2019 but the implementation has been delayed. The Ministry of Justice has said that the delay is due to preoccupation with other parl…

A Supreme Court decision in the case of Mr Y, ruled last month that in certain circumstances it will no longer be necessary for the family of a patient with a “prolonged disorder of consciousness” to apply to the Court of Protection to withdraw life …

Last month I had the pleasure of speaking to the Buckingham U3A Family History Group.

My topic was Wills and Probate, but in considering what to talk about I was very aware that genealogists and family historians are looking at old Wills and Probate…

It was Benjamin Franklin who said in 1789 “in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes”.  Recent research suggests that in the UK we are likely to be faced with more deaths and consequently more taxes over the next decade.…