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Posted 01 May, 2019 11:16:38
Protect your wishes, protect your assets, for free
Do you have a Will? Well if the answer is yes, May 2019 will see the first ever Free Will Registration Month.

Throughout May you can go online and register your Will with The National Will Register.

The National Will Register which is operated by Certainty, and is endorsed by The Law Society of England & Wales, was set-up over...
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Posted 01 May, 2019 10:57:43
The National Will Register - First Ever Free Will Registration Month
May 2019 sees the launch of the first ever Free Will Registration Month. Providing law firms with the opportunity to register their Will Bank with Certainty the National Will Register completely free of charge, which provides many benefits to a law firm and their clients.

For over a decade, Certainty the National Will Register has built...
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Posted 25 April, 2019 12:35:06
The Old Will, the New Will, the Old Way, the New Way
Prior to Certainty the National Will Register, searching for a Will to prove the last Will being used to distribute an estate or to establish whether an unknown Will existed was at best time consuming, costly and usually inaccurate. In fact, for most solicitors the old way to achieve this was never really an option and often not undertaken. Since t...
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Posted 25 March, 2019 11:47:58
Why make life difficult at a difficult time?
When Dr Peters approached his local solicitor with a copy of his wife’s 1982 Will, he was informed that he would need to try and find the original before he could apply for a Grant of Probate.

Dr Peters comments: “As I had a copy of the Will, I was aware of the solicitors that had previously written my wife’s Will. I made contact and fou...
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Posted 06 March, 2019 15:57:05
What Solicitors Say About Discovering The Existence Of An Unknown Will…
Over the last 18 months we have regularly reported on a number of the many thousands of Wills that are found following a Certainty Will Search.

These searches are implemented by solicitors who never assume that they are holding or have been presented with the last Will to distribute the estate with, nor that a Will does not exist, even...
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Posted 28 February, 2019 12:33:26
Solicitors, Will Writing Professionals and their Clients: Easy Prey and Rich Pickings
A recent webinar hosted by the National Will Register addressed the risks Solicitors and Will writing professionals exposed themselves to when communicating via email with clients.

A key point of relevance in relation to the hot topic of GDPR is that many such communications will contain sensitive information and, in some cases, even in...
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