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...

Tracking your digital worth for the next generation

The value of our online lives is worth billions of pounds but many of these assets may never be passed on, as people are failing to record their digital worth.In research undertaken by accountants PWC, the value of our digita...