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Posted 31 July, 2020 10:29:40
Statutory Wills during COVID-19
As the world grapples with the implications of a global health pandemic, many have turned their minds to estate planning and will-making. The recent Certainty Expert Webinar from Tom Dumont QC, Barrister, Radcliffe Chambers titled ‘Execution of Wills, especially in a Lockdown’ highlighted the very real challenges faced by prospective donors in the...
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Posted 23 July, 2020 15:21:18
Coronavirus and our desire for Certainty
Most people will have been affected by Coronavirus in some way during this pandemic. For some it’s been a very terrifying experience physically and for many more it’s been mentally and emotionally exhausting. Our daily lives and routines have been disrupted like never before including our schools, our work, our relationships and what is to become o...
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Posted 02 July, 2020 8:38:47
UK Citizens Get your Spanish Estate in Order
COVID-19 means UK Citizens need to get their house in order in Spain.

It is estimated that 800,000 to 1 million homes in Spain are owned by British citizens with 381,000 of those currently residing in Spain. Since the 1960’s, British citizens have flocked to Spain to either migrate or have a holiday home, with many buying in well-known...
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Posted 30 June, 2020 16:25:06
Social Distancing Measures and the Signing of Wills - What are the issues and what claims and disputes are likely to arise?
by Tony Pearce, Solicitor, member of The Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists and Editor of the Certainty Contentious Probate Hub & Area

Indications are that many people concerned at the Coronavirus outbreak have made a new Will or codicil as they are worried about what might happen to their property and assets. Read more

Posted 26 June, 2020 15:38:52
Certainty Will Search helps to locate Wills throughout lockdown
It is not uncommon for firms to close down and for others to inherit their Will Bank. Although their clients’ Wills have been safely moved and stored, often the Testators who wrote the Will are unaware that their Will has been moved which can lead to complications in locating the Will after they have passed away.

Nicola Combe, a Will wri...
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Posted 18 May, 2020 14:16:27
Protect your wishes, protect your assets, for free
The National Will Register are holding their annual Free Will Registration Month from Monday 18th May 2020.

Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, the demand for Will writing has vastly increased. It was reported by The Law Society, the independent professional body for Solicitors in England and Wales, that there has been a 30% increase in th...
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