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Cohabitants Beware – what happens if you die without a Will and are not married?

The concept of “common law Spouse” is not recognised in law. It is a common misconception that if you die without a Will then your partner will be entitled to something from your Estate. If you die without a Will then the Deceased’s Estate is governed by the Intestacy Laws. These are set down in the Administration of Estates Act 1925 and recently updated...

HSBC Probate & Will Customers in Leicester important information

HSBC Bank have confirmed that they will no longer be offering executorship services. Customers who previously appointed HSBC Trust Company (UK) Limited (HSBC) as an Executor of their Will are being asked to appoint an alternative Executor in place of HSBC. HSBC have passed their business to another Company, but we find that many of our clients prefer to appoint...

Leicester Will Solicitors raise £223,000 for Charities

Josiah Hincks Solicitors in Leicestershire have raised over £223,250 in future income as part of Free Wills Month in October 2013. Free Wills Month brings together a group of well respected charities to offer members of the public aged 55 and over the opportunity to have their simple Wills written or updated free of charge by using participating solicitors in...

What is Probate? Probate Solicitors Leicester

What is Probate? Probate is a term commonly used when talking about the right to deal with someone’s estate when they have died. Here, Sandy Kaur, a Probate Solicitor in Leicester, sets out in brief what you need to know about probate. If the person who has died leaves a Will People called ‘executors’ may be named in the will to deal with the...

A brief guide to Wills

What is a Will? A will is a legal document that enables a person (the Testator or Testatrix) to appoint another (the Executor(s)) to distribute their estate in accordance with his/her wishes on death. If you do not make a Will your estate will be distributed in accordance with the Intestacy Rules. What should be contained in your Will? Your Will should state who...