Posts tagged “property”

During the coronavirus pandemic we have seen some upsetting examples of how elderly people have felt lost and abandoned when their families are unable to visit them in their care home. 
 
This has been an exceptional time. In most cases your loved ones will be happy and well looked after in their care home, but it isn’t surprising that many families wanted to bring their relatives home during the outbreak. 
People are now more than ever realising that their affairs should be put in order. And with the situation as it currently is, there is a sharp rise in people suddenly jumping on the bandwagon and setting themselves up in their bedroom as Will Writers, offering cheap online Wills. So why should you choose someone like Angela Jane Will Writing over a online cheap will? 
Whether it’s your first purchase, or one of many, buying a property is a big investment that will be included in your estate. 
 
Although you aren’t required to have a Will in place when you buy a property, it’s important to be clear about what you want to happen to it when you die. 
In June a couple succeeded in their legal bid to have civil partnerships recognised for heterosexual couples. 
 
The Supreme Court said the Civil Partnership Act, which currently applies only to same-sex couples, is incompatible with the European Convention on Human Rights. 
 
However, the judgement doesn’t mean that the government will have to change the law. 
Costing as little as £20, a 'Do It Yourself' (DIY) will bought online or from a stationers might seem like a tempting option. They are certainly becoming more popular. 
 
However, there’s growing concern that people might be accidentally disinheriting their families and friends. 
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