Homemade Wills - Are They Worth The Risk
In an age where everything seems to come with a price tag, most of us in one way or another will try and find cost-effective ways in which to handle our affairs in an effort to save some money. A popular money-saving exercise that seems to have caught the attention of the thrifty amongst us is the option of writing your own Will.
02/09/2016wills & estates
Taking Control of Your Life, Even in Death
In June 2016, Belfast hosted the British Medical Association (BMA) Annual Conference. One controversial topic debated was the BMA’s position on assisted suicide. The issue centered on whether the BMA should adopt a stance of being “neutral” rather than “opposed” to assisting a person ending their own life.
27/07/2016wills & estates
Ilott v Mitson inheritance dispute case goes to the UK Supreme Court
The UK Supreme Court has granted permission for a challenge of the decision of the England & Wales Court of Appeal in the inheritance dispute case of Ilott v Mitson.
11/03/2016wills & estates
Making a Will
We all know the saying, ‘Life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans’. However, with the hustle and bustle of everyday life, it is sometimes difficult to make any plans at all! Why should I make a Will?
16/02/2016wills & estates
What is a Statutory Will
If an adult has insufficient appreciation or understanding to make a Will possibly through learning disability, brain injury or Dementia, the Master of the Office of Care & Protection can consider an application for a Will to be made on that person’s behalf, this is a Statutory Will.
01/07/2015wills & estates