We understand that acting as an executor for the first time can feel daunting, particularly when you are grieving for a loved one. That’s why we’ve prepared this simple guide. It includes a few practical steps to take in the first days after a death, and then what you can expect to happen during the stages of fulfilling the wishes recorded in a will.Read More
With the news that the Government is set to go ahead with proposals to increase probate fees, what impact will this have for those thinking about their own will and estate and what are the implications if you are an executor?Read More
The wide-ranging expertise of Top 200 law firm, BPE Solicitors, has once again been underlined with the release of the annual Legal 500 rankings.
Top 200 law firm, BPE Solicitors, has been recognised for the quality of its work with private clients in the legal industry’s independent Chambers High Net Worth directory
There has been a case recently that called into closer scrutiny the process of signing a will – looking at what is required both from the testator (the person making the will) and from their witnesses. The legal requirements are not necessarily complicated but aren’t explained that clearly in the Wills Act of 1983.Read More
Digital assets are commonly overlooked for the purposes of creating a Will. However, over the last number of years, the proliferation of online banking, social media and multimedia storage facilities means this is becoming an increasingly sensitive topic to discuss with clients when advising in relation to the preparation of Wills.Read More