Where should you keep a Will?

Once you have signed and had your Will witnessed you need to consider where it is to be kept.  A Will is a very important document and must be readily available to your Executors when they need it. You can of course choose to keep it wherever you want but careful consideration should be given as to where.  It needs […]

New intestacy rules increase a spouse’s inheritance

From February 2020, a surviving spouse will inherit more under the Intestacy rules. Under the rules, the statutory legacy is the sum to which a surviving spouse/civil partner is entitled from the estate when the deceased died intestate (without having made a valid will) with children.  The last statutory legacy rate was set on 11 October 2014 at £250,000. The […]