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Over 10 million drivers Desperately need Legal Planning

Over 10 million drivers have put off servicing their cars due to financial difficulty.

Over 10 million drivers are putting their lives and well being at risk according to new research: Gocompare says it reveals that over 10 million* (36%) UK motorists have put off servicing their car to save […]

Children in Danger

Children in Danger from British lack of death preparation
Over three quarters of parents of children aged under 5 years old have STILL not made a will

The British are failing to prepare properly for the prospect of death, with many failing to secure the fate of their families and money. […]

80 years to settle estate…

The Future of a Cornish estate that once included a manor house and 3,000 acres of valuable farmland has at last been settled after uncertainty going back over the past 80 years.

Parts of the Hoblyn estate around Colan, on the outskirts of Newquay, which was due to be left […]

Solicitors & Will Writers

Solicitors & Will Writers To Get Level Playing Field
Many solicitors who do no ongoing training on Wills  and some Will writers who are not currently regulated by the Society of Will Writers (we are) or the Institute of Professional Will Writers are in for a shock.

It has always been a mystery […]

Wills and Dementia

This question is a bit of a sideways look at Wills and dementia:

Will Question: My father was diagnosed with vascular dementia four years ago. My mother was then made his deputy through the Court of Protection.

My mother was very worried that my father had no will; so as a sensible precaution […]

58% of UK adults don’t have a Will

Latest research reveals 58% of UK adults don’t have a will unbiased.co.uk in partnership with Octopus Investments announces launch of Write A Will Week

Over 28 million of the UK adult population (58%) are currently without a will
Yet one in ten UK adults without a will believe their estate will go […]

Power of Attorney and Wills

This question concerned Power of Attorney and Wills.
Here it is: My best friend who is basically my uncle but we are not related by blood.  He is in the hospital and it does not look good he has no Will or family.  His lawyer is going to make me power […]

Right To Reside For Dependant

Question: If my husband & I die without leaving a Will, will my 18 year old grand daughter who lives with us have rights on the house over my 2 married sons. I realise the sensible thing to do is to make a will but my husband is reluctant […]

Consultation shows demand for will-writing regulation

(We have always been Regulated by the Society of Will Writers at Allied Professional Will Writers Ltd.)

The LSB today announces the next steps in delivering greater protection to consumers of will-writing, probate and estate administration services.

In line with the outcome of public consultation on this issue, the LSB proposes […]

Society of Will Writers Welcomes Regulation

Society of Will Writers Welcomes LSB proposal to recommend the
reservation of will writing and estate administration.
The Society of Will Writers welcomes the news that the Legal Services Board
will be making the recommendation that will writing and estate administration
become reserved activities. The research carried out by the Legal Services
Consumer Panel […]