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Why appoint a solicitor as an executor?

Appointing an executor for your Will is an important decision and one that can be difficult to make. As well as being someone you can trust, your executor needs to feel confident managing the intricacies of the process. Increasingly, testators are choosing to appoint a professional executor, often a solicitor, who has all the necessary qualities and knowledge.

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Over £186,000 raised for Cancer Research through our free Will writing service

We are pleased to announce that we have raised over £186,000 for Cancer Research through our free Will writing service.

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Free Will Writing Service at Claphams Solicitors

Having a valid Will is the only way to ensure that your estate is distributed according to your wishes. While many have used this extra time at home to organise their personal affairs, a recent survey from the Law Society discovered that over half of respondents (59 per cent) did not have a Will in place following the first lockdown. On top of that, 29 per cent said their Will was not up-to-date or reflective of their current life circumstances.

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Can I wind up estate myself in Scotland?

Recently, we have noticed more people trying to wind up estates themselves – particularly where it seems the deceased’s only assets were held bank accounts. While an Executor may choose to handle the deceased’s estate without legal help, even small estates can be challenging to wind up without an understanding of the legal process.

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How do the COVID-19 measures affect my estate planning?

Estate planning allows you to get ahead of your future and ensure all the appropriate documentation that divides your estate is in line with your wishes. Having a well-thought out plan will not only protect you should you lose mental capacity, but it will also support your family and causes close to your heart on your death.

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