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20th February 2024

Raising awareness of dementia in Essex & Suffolk

There are currently around 900,000 people with dementia in the UK (Alzheimer’s Society, 2024.) It is predicted that this number will rise to 1.6million in 2040 and therefore…

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12th February 2024

Government ends video witnessing of wills

On 1 February 2024, the Justice Department announced that it was not extending pandemic-era temporary legislation (which took effect from 31 January 2020) enabling the signing of wills…

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5th January 2024

Lasting Power of Attorney Q&A

Having a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) is an excellent way to prepare for later life. You may know someone who has made an LPA, or you have…

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8th December 2023

R.E.S.P.E.C.T my wishes

Last week, a judge determined that Aretha Franklin's 2014 Will is valid and therefore supersedes her earlier 2010 Will. This revelation will result in an uneven distribution of…

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7th December 2023

The rise in unregulated wills – and the horrors they leave behind

When it comes to vulnerable members of society, protecting them is key. This summer, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) launched an investigation looking at potential law breaking…

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4th December 2023

National Grief Awareness Week

This week is National Grief Awareness Week; an annual campaign organised by The Good Grief Trust to raise awareness of grief & to provide support for those who…

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28th November 2023

Larke v Nugus Requests: Unlocking the Secrets of Wills

A Larke v Nugus request is a type of request that is often made when there are concerns regarding the validity of a Will. It involves asking the…

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14th November 2023

Issues with homemade Wills

When making a homemade Will, there are various risks that might result in the Will not having been drafted correctly and might ultimately result in the Will being…

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9th November 2023

What happens to your digital assets upon death?

In a digital world where technology manages most of our data, it is important to consider what happens to our digital assets when we die. Will they be…

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2nd November 2023

When should you review your Will?

Most people know the benefits of having a proper Will in place but not everyone knows when or how often to review them.  Set out below are three…

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