Smorgasbord Something to Think About – Wills and Probate – Read the small print!.

ALWAYS Read the Small Print…

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A year ago I posted about making a will and ensuring that your assets were distributed in the way you wished.

https://smorgasbordinvitation.wordpress.com/2017/08/21/something-to-think-about-peace-of-mind-talking-about-death-and-wills/

A will or its legal equivalent is an essential document that we all need, especially once we have bought  a home or have children. It is not just about the distribution of your assets, but also about who will take responsibility for your living dependents, such as young children and also any pets your might have.

This week I saw a newspaper article which follows on from this previous post, regarding the opportunity for banks and solicitors to benefit from your will and from those of your loved ones, leaving you possibly out of pocket for thousands of pounds.

Obviously there are different probate rules in effect and you will need to check those. But it is worth it. For example if an estate falls under the established…

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