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 ➝
Having dementia doesn’t mean being unable to create a legally-binding will. At Miller Reeves, we can come to your assistance if you require professional advice on making a will.
Is there a way to control how heirs spend your money or manage your inheritance? You can make the trust as restrictive as you like, this enables you to specify how your money is spent once you are gone.
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 ➝
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’.