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How will I get my Will witnessed during the Coronavirus lockdown? 30 March 2020 by Andrea Godfrey

The Government have announced that they are urgently considering the validity requirements for…

Covid-19 – Probate process 27 March 2020 by Jane Golding

We are all in some dark, gloomy and unprecedented times due to the…

Coronavirus – How can I make an urgent Will? 24 March 2020 by Jane Golding

At Fisher Jones Greenwood we are working hard to provide a service to…

What is the difference between a Lasting and Enduring Power of Attorney? 11 March 2020 by Jane Golding

A Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) replaced the Enduring Power of Attorney (EPA)…

Why are Deaths Reported to a Coroner? 24 February 2020 by Jane Golding

When a death is reported to the Coroner, the Coroner needs to establish…

Can I make a provision within my Will for my Pets? 20 February 2020 by Jane Golding

When we consider making a Will, most of us will think about what…

What is the Role of an Executor? 17 February 2020 by Jane Golding

An Executor is appointed by the deceased person under a Last Will &…

An extra £20,000 inheritance if your spouse or civil partner dies without a Will… 6 February 2020 by Andrea Godfrey

The law states that if a person dies without making a Will then…

We Are Family – how siblings may be able to avoid IHT 5 February 2020 by Andrea Godfrey

A bill called the Inheritance Tax Act 1984 (Amendment) (Siblings) Bill 2019-20 is…

Recipe for Disaster: Pensioner’s Life Savings Found in Discarded Bisto Tins 31 January 2020 by Amy Burton

Two recycling centre workers had a slightly different day at work recently, when…

Pre-paid funeral plans – what are the benefits? 23 January 2020 by Jane Golding

The average cost for a funeral in 2019 was £3,757. On average the…

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