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  • Nov 29 2017
    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 ➝

  • Nov 24 2017
    Why free will kits should be avoided
    Why free will kits should be avoided

    You may run into significant problems if you choose to document your wishes with resources you have purchased online rather than working with a fully-trained professional.

  • Nov 22 2017
    Estate planning and divorce - what you need to know
    Estate planning and divorce – what you need to know

    Divorce can be extremely upsetting, and there are many different tasks to attend to before your marriage is formally ended. One of the most important things you do once you have decided to divorce (and there is no chance of a reconciliation) is attend to estate planning. What happens if I don’t change my will  Read more ➝

  • Nov 8 2017
    What happens to any debt when you die?
    What happens to any debt when you die?

    Your partner will only be responsible for paying any debts that they were also linked to, such as joint loans and agreements.

  • Oct 23 2017
    Taking care of your online accounts after you die
    Taking care of your online accounts after you die

    When you make a will in today’s world, it’s essential that you make provisions for what you want to happen to your online accounts after you pass away.

  • Oct 17 2017
    Do you want to include a charity in your will?
    Do you want to include a charity in your will?

    Leaving money behind for a good cause is clearly a great thing to do and allows you to make a valuable contribution to the world around you. Every year, charities are able to help vulnerable people with the funds that people have left to them after passing away. There are also other excellent reasons for  Read more ➝