The Impact of Marriage and Divorce on your Will

HEP The Impact of Marriage and Divorce on your Will

Whether you’re tying the knot or preparing for a divorce, there are certain impacts on your Will, potentially impacting how your trust is distributed after your death. In this article, we’ll discuss several key points to consider. If you want to learn more about how a marriage or divorce impacts your Will before a significant […]

What Happens to your Social Media Accounts When You Die?

“People should leave clear instructions about what should happen to their social media, computer games and other online accounts after their death, according to the law society” – The Law Society (UK) As social media is becoming an increasingly important part of our daily lives, it is becoming increasingly important to include social media in our […]

Are Living Trusts and Living Wills important and who should have them?

Very important additions to your Estate Plan are Living Wills and Trusts. Here we look at what these agreements are and why you should consider including them in your Estate Plan, sooner rather than later. What is a Living Will? A Living Will is a legally binding document, in England and Wales, that contains details […]

What is a Lasting Power of Attorney and why do I need one now?

As you go through life, things may occur, that are out of your control, which may mean that you need someone to act on your behalf. These things can happen to you at any time and are not restricted to later in life.  You may have been diagnosed with dementia, where further down the line […]

Am I too young to write a Will?

The majority of people in the UK wait until they are at least fifty to write their Will. Research in 2020, conducted by Will writing software Willsuite, discovered that the average age of people making a Will in England and Wales is fifty-eight. But is this too late to write your Will, or can you […]

What happens to a person’s digital assets on their death?

When people consider what their assets are, they tend to think of tangible items such as their home or their car, as well as any savings or investments they might have. Whilst many of us spend a considerable portion of our lives engaging with the digital world on our smartphones, and other devices, digital assets […]

What happens if a loved one passes away without a Will?

If this has happened to you, here is some guidance on how to manage the process. It is an extremely difficult, stressful, and overwhelming time when someone you love passes away. The loss is a lot to deal with, and when you have all of the financial affairs to wade through too, it can be […]

What are the different types of Wills, and which one is right for you?

When it comes to writing your Will, it may not be as straightforward as you think. There are several different Wills, and you will need to select the right one to suit your personal circumstances. We have undertaken the hard work for you, and below is a straightforward guide to the different Wills available. If […]

What is Estate Planning and why is it important at any age?

The term ‘estate’ can suggest a sprawling mansion, set within acres of land, but in reality, when related to estate planning, the term ’estate’ relates to the property of any size, cars, any assets you may own, health care directives and funeral plans.  An estate plan will ensure that any assets or belongings you own […]