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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Parents don’t take the most basic precaution

Negligent Parents.
Standard Life research shows that an amazing proportion of parents haven’t taken the most basic of precautions.   Making a  Will to appoint guardians for their children.  Astonishingly, the research shows that  60% of 35-44 year olds do not own a last will and testament.  That is the prime group […]

Wills hit the wall with demise of the traditional nuclear family

Parents of extended families that include step and adopted children are almost twice as likely as those with natural children to put off drawing up a will or revising its contents, according to a new study by Investec Wealth & Investment1.

One in five (20%) parents with natural born sons […]

Lifestyle Survey

 Lifestyle Survey Shows Legal Dangers
The Lifestyle survey recently published by the Office of National Statistics shows that nearly half the population could face serious legal problems if death or disability strikes:

47% (nearly half) of women aged 18-49 (and presumably men too!) are in an unmarried relationship: this means that […]