Valuing an intestate estate

Valuing an intestate estate

When someone dies without leaving a Will, their estate is distributed according to the Rules of Intestacy (the Rules). The Rules state that the first £270,000 in the estate passes to any spouse or civil partner of the deceased. For this reason, it is important to...
How to witness a Will during lockdown

How to witness a Will during lockdown

The rules around the correct witnessing of a Will are strict. If they are not complied with, the Will is not valid and relatives and loved ones may miss out on the inheritance that was intended for them. The requirements for signing a Will are set out in the Wills Act...