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Extension of video-witness of Wills extended until 2020

Video-witness of Wills. We can continue the use of video witnesses of Wills, at least until 2024. The option to have your Wills witnessed remotely via video link was passed as legislation after the outbreak of the coronavirus. According to a recent survey, 1 in 10 legal professionals used remote Will witnessing during the lockdown and …

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Who is entitled to see your Will after death ?

The right to see a person’s will after they die depends on whether probate has been granted. If it isn’t, only those named executors are entitled to do so before their death but once the grant of Probate is obtained, that situation changes, and the Will becomes a public document. The executors of a Will …

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Changes to notice periods in England from 1 October 2021 – Section 21

UPDATE–30TH September 2021 The Coronavirus Act 2020 (Residential Tenancies and Notices) (Amendment and Suspension) (England) Regulations 2021 coming into force on 1 October 2021 means that notice periods will now revert to pre-covid time. What does this mean?  This means that the notice period for section 21 notice will revert to 2 months’ notice and …

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Deputyship and the Court of Protection | Community Care Solicitors

When a person has lost their mental capacity, it can be difficult to know what the best course of action is. Lasting Powers Of Attorney grants you legal authority over your loved one’s affairs while Deputyships give them more control than just hands-on management; however, they may take longer and cost significantly more money or …

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The importance of updating Will for married couples ?

A recent court case has emphasised the significance of married couples having Wills which makes provision for unusual life events. See below news update from our Will writing service in Enfield team. In this case, Mrs Margaret Bailey died of cancer in February 2019 and her husband Alan passed away three months later in unexpected …

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