Probate is a very complex area of law. Whilst carrying out the Probate  yourself has its obvious financial advantages, you need to be aware of the risks involved in doing this. Risks Personal liability is a large risk that you must be aware of. As an...

There are two elements to Probate. Firstly the Grant of Probate. When somebody dies and has left a Will the Executors who are appointed in the Will apply for the Grant of Probate. The Grant of Probate essentially provides the Executors with the legal right to deal...

How do I make a will at home? Making a Will no longer requires you to go anyway and you can quickly make your will from the comfort and safety of your own home.  Getting started is simple using Counsl’s quick and easy 3 step Will...

When do I need to update my Will? Many people make a Will and then forget about it. On their death their life and circumstances have changed dramatically from when they initially documented their wishes. We would recommend you revisit your Will if any of the following...

Which Will is right for me? Firstly, it’s important to highlight the different types of Wills that are available. These can range from Single Wills, Couples Wills, Mirror Wills, to more complex ones. Each of these Wills offer different benefits and a number of aspects need...

If I don’t write a Will…what happens? If you die without a Will, then the rules of intestacy govern how your estate is shared out. When you pass away without a Will, this is known as dying “intestate’. Most people tend to put off writing a...

Do I need a solicitor? The subject of passing away invokes a variety of emotions and thoughts, some of the those, might relate to how you would ideally like to be remembered when you pass away, where you want to be buried or cremated and naturally...