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When Should I Make a Will?

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There are plenty of reasons you might want to look at setting out your wishes for your estate sooner rather than later.

Carrie Tennick, March 26, 2021

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Can I Make a Will Online?

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There are now many aspects of writing a Will that you can carry out online, keeping it straightforward and convenient.

Carrie Tennick, March 15, 2021

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Duties of a Will Executor: What They Do

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If you’ve been asked to be the executor of a loved one’s Will, you may want to know what you’ll have to do.

Carrie Tennick, December 16, 2020

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Who Can Witness a Will?

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For a Will to be legally valid, you’ll have to sign it in front of two witnesses. Who are you allowed to choose as a witness?

Carrie Tennick, November 27, 2020

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Can a Will Executor Be a Beneficiary?

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One of the most common questions about dealing with a Will is whether an executor can also be a beneficiary.

Carrie Tennick, August 25, 2020

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How To Find Out if You Are the Beneficiary of a Will

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There are some things you can do to find out if you are the beneficiary of a Will. We’ve put together this guide to ensure you know what to do.

Carrie Tennick, August 18, 2020

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Contentious Probate: What To Do

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Dealing with probate is already a stressful matter, but it’s made even worse when there is any dispute about the administration of the person’s estate.

Carrie Tennick, April 02, 2020

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Making a Will – Your Complete Checklist

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When it comes to making a Will, a checklist can be essential to helping you organise the process and set out what you need to do. Our guide will help you narrow down what you need to think about.

First4Lawyers. Updated, October 08, 2019

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How to locate a Will

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First4Lawyers' free guide on how to locate a Will.

First4Lawyers, July 09, 2018

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