Jul 22 2017What 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 ➝Jul 20 2017How do I protect my Legacy?
At Miller Reeves, we offer a range of services designed to help you protect your legacy.
Estate planning is an area that we specialise in, and enables you to put your affairs in order prior to your death.Jul 14 2017What is a declaration of trust?
What is a declaration of trust? If you’re thinking of buying a property with a partner or someone else, you may well benefit from a Declaration of Trust. This document outlines each parties’ share in the property and explains the rights and obligations of each owner. Rights and obligations may refer to outgoings, mortgage repayments Read more ➝Jul 7 2017How do you dispute a will?
How do you dispute a will? People dispute wills for many reasons. If you are thinking of contesting a will, you need to find out whether you have grounds to do so. Many people who contest wills are bloodline relatives who are named in the Inheritance Act, which can include spouses and children. The vast Read more ➝Jun 22 2017What 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’.Jun 19 2017The benefits of creating a family trust
The benefits of creating a family trust There are many advantages attached to setting up a family trust. Trusts enable you to pass wealth and assets to your children and beneficiaries and can protect them from any divorce settlements that may occur in the future. They are given the name family trusts because they are Read more ➝