2018 isn’t over yet – there’s still time!

Hands up who said ‘’I really must sort my Will out this year’’ way back in January? Now, hands up who finds themselves moaning at how early the Christmas adverts have started this year, having not yet got around to arranging their Will nearly a year on? If that sounds...

It’s obvious, isn’t it?

Recently the personalised card company Moonpig had to issue a request for customers to stop uploading pictures of their genitals to cards that they want to send to unsuspecting recipients, as this is apparently against their T&C’s. You would be forgiven for...

Less Jargon, More conversation

Last week I had the pleasure of meeting with some of the residents of a retirement apartment block in Worthing. I was invited off the back of a previous meeting with their lovely manager who advised me that as part of her role she is asked to provide the residents...

Lasting Power of Attorney – It’s for the living!

Many people confuse having a Will with having arranged LPA’s... … however, the two things are entirely separate. In simple terms you need a Will for when you die and an LPA for when you’re alive. One in four of us is going to lose capacity at some point during...

Who are your executors

There has been a lot in the news the past few weeks about banks essentially paying themselves up to £15,000 having appointed themselves as Executors in Wills that they have previously arranged for customers. Coupled with some solicitors triple charging clients’...

Guardianship

I had a conversation I’ve had before with many people again today, it pretty much went like this- Them: ‘’I don’t need a Will, I’ve got nothing to leave’’. Me: ‘’Have you got kids?’ Them: ‘’Yes, two. One is 9 the other’s 13’’ Me: ‘’Then you need a Will, who’s going to...