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Liz Heron

Intestacy

Posted by Liz Heron on September 30th 2014 in All , WILLS, TRUSTS AND ESTATES .

I haven’t got a Will  – what happens when I die?

It is estimated that in the UK only one in three adults have a valid will, and if you die without one, you are described as “intestate”.  You are then subject to a set of statutory rules governing how your property will be distributed...

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Liz Heron

Attorney's Duties

Posted by Liz Heron on April 2nd 2014 in All , WILLS, TRUSTS AND ESTATES .

We are often asked to prepare Lasting Powers of Attorney on behalf of clients.  However, it can also be a daunting prospect for the proposed attorney, who may never have acted in this capacity before.  At Beviss and Beckingsale we are used to assisting Attorneys and advising them in relation to their...

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Liz Heron

Charitable Giving

Posted by Liz Heron on December 18th 2013 in All , WILLS, TRUSTS AND ESTATES .

Although for most of us there is truth in the saying that “Charity begins at Home”, many of our clients choose to benefit a charity on their death, whether by leaving a cash legacy, a share in their residuary estate or simply by letting their loved ones know that they...

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