Ashtons launches Wills Year initiative

Regional law firm Ashtons Legal have this month launched their Wills Year initiative where a donation for each Will completed in an entire year will be donated to local charities.The firm has historically participated in vari...

Challenging times: what happens when family is cut out of the will

High profile inheritance disputes follow celebrities and the super-rich as surely as night follows day, but such challenges to wills (and intestacies) are becoming increasingly common, whatever the values involved.Some of the...

Can you afford not to take advice in administering an estate?

The government is increasingly aiming to make the probate process easier for individuals to deal with by themselves, but a recent case illustrates the danger faced by Executors who choose not to take professional advice.When...

Your Will - is it up to you or EU?

Having assets in the EU (aside from the UK) can have a dramatic effect on your Will following your death, and if you have not taken the correct advice when you made your Will, your assets may not end up going to the people th...