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What Is Probate and When Is It Needed?

What Is Probate and When Is It Needed? Probate is a legal document that gives authority to distribute a deceased person’s estate according to the instructions in their Will. Probate is not always needed, only in certain circumstances depending on the assets involved and their worth. This post will go through what probate is and […]

Can I make a claim if I am excluded from a Will?

The short answer is yes, you can make a claim if you are excluded from a Will in certain circumstances. However, you will need to bring a claim within 6 months from the date of the Grant of Probate or Letters of Administration. This is called an Inheritance Act claim.  Not everyone is entitled to […]

What are the consequences of making mistakes as an executor?

As an executor, you have the important task of going through a Will and gathering and distributing the assets to the relevant beneficiaries (those who benefit from the Will). With this comes great responsibility. There are a number of ways in which an executor can be held personally liable for mistakes they may make even […]

7 Situations Where You Should Consider Creating a Trust

edit post WILLS AND PROBATE 7 Situations Where You Should Consider Creating a Trust by ackroydlegal June 16, 2021 Home / Media / Wills and Probate / 7 Situations Where You Should Consider Creating a Trust Facebook-f Instagram Twitter Linkedin-in Youtube By Carlin Peton 7 Situations Where You Should Consider Creating a Trust A Trust […]