Investing for children

Eastenders' Lucy Beale: did the murder victim have a will?

Wednesday, 04 February 2015 | News

Forget 'who killed Lucy Beale?' - the question legal eagles really think we should be asking is 'did she have a will?'

Poor will planning could cost your loved ones nearly £10k

Tuesday, 21 October 2014 | News

Nearly a third of people (31%) have had difficulty in finding a family member's assets bequeathed to them in a will, and they could be missing out on £9,700 each on average.

Could UK pre-nups become legally binding?

Thursday, 27 February 2014 | News

A new report by the Law Commission has proposed that pre-nuptial agreements – which lay out some of the terms of a divorce before a couple have tied the knot – should become legally binding in the UK.

Will Aid: how it works and how to make a Will

Friday, 01 November 2013 | Article

Why do I need to make a Will in the first place?

Was Downton's Matthew Crawley the worst solicitor ever?

Wednesday, 09 October 2013 | News

When Matthew Crawley so tragically perished on the way back to Downton Abbey from meeting his first born child, he did so without leaving a will. Surely a massive oversight from a legal professional?

More than half of UK adults don't have a will

Tuesday, 08 October 2013 | News

More than half of UK adults haven't made a will and 10% of them say writing one has never even occurred to them.

How to leave a secure legacy

Monday, 19 November 2012 | Article

Although we spend all our lives building and protecting our wealth, a staggering 60% of us don't have a will in place to ensure our assets are passed to our loved ones when we die.

Put your mind at ease by writing a rock-solid will

Friday, 03 August 2012 | Article

The late Stieg Larsson is probably most well-known for his best-selling Millennium Trilogy about Lisbeth Salander, the girl with the dragon tattoo.

How do I go about writing my will?

Monday, 13 January 2014 | Question and Answer

Writing an accurate and legally sound will is very important as it means you can determine what happens to your money and possessions after your death.

What happens if we die without a will?

Wednesday, 21 January 2015 | Question and Answer

If you die without leaving a will, you are classed as having died 'intestate' so the government is left to decide how best to handle your estate.