The vast majority of people put off making a will for a variety of reasons, either believing that the people they would wish to inherit will automatically do so, or because they don’t think it is relevant to them at this particular time.
The estate administration process involves far more than obtaining a grant of probate (confirmation in Scotland), which is just one element of the process. Chancery Business Services has partnered with Kings Court Trust to provide a full estate administration service.
Protecting your inheritance for future generations is commonly referred to as “bloodline planning”. Bloodline planning is ensuring that your assets reach your children, grandchildren and other relatives, rather than ending up in the wrong hands.
Most of us work very hard over the years to buy our own homes and build up our savings for our retirement and would like to leave something for our children and grandchildren. Unfortunately, the costs of a care home can wipe out your entire savings…
Hard work and dedication have meant that you have built up a sound business to benefit you and your family. You want to ensure that your loved ones are provided for in the event of your death. So what if you or a business partner were to die?
Power of attorney
There may come a time when you are unable to manage your financial affairs owing to some form of incapacity, and you will need someone to act on your behalf. Even when we are young, we can find ourselves incapacitated…