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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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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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Calls for Change to the Law Regarding Who Can Act as Executor

An important consideration when writing a will is who should be named as executor for the estate

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How Should Solicitors Deal With The Question of Legal Rights?

The Law Society of Scotland have recently provided guidance with respect to how solicitors/firms should deal with the question of Legal Rights in relation to an executry estate. Legal Rights are akin to the Law of Scotland whereby it will not allow a situation to arise whereby a spouse or a child can be wholly disinherited.

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