Know Your Obligations When It Comes To Your Will and Your Family

Know Your Obligations When It Comes To Your Will and Your Family

1. Drafting your Will Writing a will is crucial as it provides you with reassurance about who will attend to your affairs upon your death and gives you the opportunity to decide the manner in which your assets will be distributed. Most of us understand that we have...
Power Of Attorney – What Is It And Do I Need One?

Power Of Attorney – What Is It And Do I Need One?

A Power of Attorney is a legal document that allows you to appoint someone to make important lifestyle, medical or financial decisions on your behalf. Any decision made by an attorney will have the same legally binding effect as if you had made that decision yourself....
Making A Will? Who Should Be Your Executor?

Making A Will? Who Should Be Your Executor?

A will is a legal document that states who will attend to your affairs upon your death, and in what manner your assets will be distributed. When drafting a will it is important to carefully consider who you select as your executor.   Role of an Executor An...
Dying Without A Will: Changes to Intestacy Laws

Dying Without A Will: Changes to Intestacy Laws

Intestacy law provides a formula for the division of an estate when a person has died without leaving a valid Will. On 1st November 2017, the Administration and Probate and Other Acts Amendment (Succession and Related Matters) Act 2017 came into effect and have made...
Find out where you should and should not be keeping your will

Find out where you should and should not be keeping your will

In recent years, we have noticed an increase in the number of Wills that are hard to locate when the willmaker dies. This might be because :- the willmaker has made his own Will and left it at home in an apparently safe place he has made a Will with a Solicitor and...