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Property that doesn’t pass under a will

 An excerpt from Lawpack’s Last Will & Testament Kit. When you’re making a will you need to think about the property that you own. And how you own it. This is because, under current law, not all property can be… Find out more

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Living together? Why you need to write a Will

Cohabitation (or living together as an unmarried couple/family) does not automatically give you the same “rights” as marriage or a civil partnership. Find out the cohabitation risks, and find out how you can protect yourself, your partner and your family… Find out more

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7 steps to saving inheritance tax

Inheritance tax was always viewed as a death duty that only affected the seriously wealthy. But with the boom of property prices in the last decade, more and more ordinary families are being hit with paying inheritance tax of 40… Find out more

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Divorcing? You need to make a will…

If you’re getting divorced, or going through a separation, you really should be thinking about making a will (or remaking your existing will). Here are four good reasons why anyone going through separation and divorce should be thinking about making a will.… Find out more

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Cohabitants still in danger by not writing a Will

A recent survey by the National Consumer Council has shown that only 17 per cent of people living together unmarried in the UK have written a Will. This is despite warnings to cohabitants that they are not protected under the inheritance… Find out more

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Why you need to make a will

Thinking about what will happen to your estate once you die might not be something that is at the front of everybody’s mind. In fact, until you reach your 60s or 70s, it could easily be an issue that escapes… Find out more

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Top seven tips for executors

Preparing to be the executor of an estate can be an intimidating and mammoth task and those unprepared can easily find themselves daunted. Lawpack’s Executor’s Guide is an essential must-have that will take you through the most important aspects of the job.… Find out more

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Why make an Online Will?

Why do I need to make a Will? If you die without making a Will (legally called dying ‘intestate’) your estate will pass in accordance with intestacy law and this might not be according to your wishes. Intestacy laws cover… Find out more

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Why Landlords must write a Will

If you’re a landlord, you probably think it’s far too morbid to be thinking about writing a Will. But due to the high value of a landlord’s property investments it’s more important than ever that landlords think about what will… Find out more

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Why writing a will should be your top priority in 2020

Writing a will can save those closest to you from the heartache and trouble that is often caused by dying without one. Yet according to research by the National Consumer Council, more than 6 out of every 10 people in… Find out more