Clearing up the 'common Law marriage' confusion

Clearing up ‘common law marriage’ confusion

Millions of unmarried couples sharing a home remain unaware of what their rights will be in the event of relationship breakdown. The family law group Resolution said two-thirds of cohabiting couples thought “common-law marriage laws” would come into place when their finances were divided up. However, Chairman at Resolution Nigel Shepherd described the laws as  Read more ➝

What happends to your mortgage when you die?

What happens to your mortgage when you die?

What happens to your mortgage when you die? Dealing with a loved one’s death can be tough, and attending to financial matters resulting from someone passing away can also be gruelling. Debts don’t just disappear when someone dies, and mortgage obligations certainly don’t just go away. The executor of an estate is tasked with clearing  Read more ➝

What is a grant of probate ?

What is a grant of probate?

Probate is a term commonly used when talking about applying for the right to deal with a deceased person’s affairs. It is also sometimes called ‘administering the estate’.