Category: Wills

Silver separators in warning to keep Wills up to date

As growing numbers of over-50s divorce and remarry, many are finding their existing wills outdated and a source for problems, warns one of the region’s leading law firms. “If you divorce, the effect in relation to the Will is to treat your ex as though they have died before you...
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Research shows too many waiting too long before making Wills warns legal expert

The region’s best-known law firm has warned that too many people are waiting too long to make Wills thereby potentially causing havoc for their families Frankie Harwood of QualitySolicitors Mander Cruickshank said recent research proved there is wide scale reluctance in the UK to make Wills. The research carried out...
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Care home costs debate needs to focus on trusts advises leading legal expert

The worries over long term care haemorrhaging equity in family homes is avoidable if property is put into trusts, advises one of the East Midlands leading law firms. Frankie Harwood, an expert in Wills and Trusts at QualitySolicitors Mander Cruickshank, said that despite much talk in the media in recent...
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DIY probate dangers need highlighting warns expert

Trying to take on the legal affairs of someone who has died can be a dangerous step littered with pitfalls, warns one of the region’s top law firms. Francesca Harwood, of QualitySolicitors Mander Cruickshank said a warning from independent legal group Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE) needs to be heeded...
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Fights over Wills soaring as public bury heads in sand, claims legal expert

Family feuds over Wills are rapidly increasing with many of the public failing to have their affairs in order before they pass away, claims Coalvilles’s leading law firm Peter Chadwick, of QualitySolicitors Mander Cruickshank, said figures for court disputes over Wills have more than doubled since 2006, and show no...
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