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Posted 06 May, 2021 15:21:14
Certainty Will Search prevents incorrect estate distribution by locating an unknown Will
Every day The National Will Register locates Wills that were thought not to exist. In 2020, 20% of Certainty Will Searches resulted in a Will being located where the estate was presumed intestate or a later Will being discovered that would supersede the Will being used to distribute the estate.

In this case study, Dominic Hendry, Head of...
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Posted 04 May, 2021 15:20:02
Register your Will now to protect your assets in the future
The National Will Register are holding their annual Free Will Registration Month from Tuesday 4th May 2021 until Friday 4th June.

In the past year, many people have considered how they would wish for their estate to be distributed after they pass away. This was reflected in the demand for Will writing sharply increasing amidst the Covid...
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Posted 23 April, 2021 9:48:22
Registered Will quickly located that prevented incorrect estate distribution
Every day The National Will Register locates unknown Wills for estates that were believed to be intestate or a later Will is found that revokes the Will being used to distribute an estate. Many solicitors and probate professionals conduct a Certainty Will Search as a matter of course when dealing with an estate to ensure that the last valid Will is...
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Posted 16 April, 2021 8:30:25
Unknown 24-year-old Will located within 24 hours with a Certainty Will Search
Every day, The National Will Register receive enquiries from members of the public who believe that a relative or close friend had written a Will but, after their death, they are unable to locate one, either in their home or at the offices of a local solicitor or Will writer. The National Will Register is able to assist. In 2020, 20% of Certainty W...
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Posted 09 April, 2021 8:36:34
Ensuring the deceased’s wishes are followed
Every day genealogists and probate research professionals conduct Certainty Will Searches to ensure that there are no unknown Wills in existence when tracing the next-in-line to inherit. The consequences of any unknown Wills not coming to light can lead to the incorrect distribution of an estate with the wrong beneficiaries inheriting.

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Posted 01 April, 2021 8:02:07
Certainty Will Search locates lost 33-year-old Will
When a loved one passes away, it is not uncommon for clients to find themselves in a position where they are either unsure as to whether the deceased had written a Will or if they had, where it is stored. Although a copy of the Will is often provided to a client, the passage of time, house moves and the misplacement of documents can lead to these c...
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