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Wills, Estates and ongoing personal injury claims - The importance of an executor

Writing your Will is probably not something you like to think about but it is an essential task that you must complete. Rest assured, once done, a huge weight is lifted off your shoulders, knowing that you have made clear who should receive the contents of your estate when the inevitable occurs. However, appointing an executor to your Will is a crucial part of the process for many reasons, including court proceedings involving the deceased. This article explains why appointing an executor to your Will is so important. It does so by looking at personal injury claims related to the deceased and their estate.

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Why you shouldn't put off writing your Will and do it now

As with any task that seems difficult and involved, it can be tempting to delay writing your Will for as long as possible. Especially if you are young and healthy, you may think you don’t have an urgent need for a Will. However, if the unthinkable happens and you die without one in place, the consequences for your family could be devastating.  

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Redundancy after furlough

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme scheme (or the furlough scheme as it has become known) has been operating in its current form since 1 November 2020 but is due to end soon on 30 September 2021. 

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What are my legal options if a loved one has lost capacity?

A loved one losing the capacity to make their own decisions can be highly distressing. As well as coping with your own emotions, you will need to take care of your loved one’s finances and welfare arrangements.

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Do you need a Power of Attorney if you're married?

If you are married or in a civil partnership, your partner is likely to be the person you trust most. A Power of Attorney document grants a person of your choosing the power to make decisions on your behalf, should anything happen to you. Our solicitors can help you set up a Power of Attorney today. While we hope that you never need it, having a Power of Attorney can provide you with the comfort that you are prepared for the future.

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