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Posted 17 September, 2018 12:40:53
The search is simple, the unforeseen complications might not be
Afonwy Howell-Pryce, Solicitor, Head of Private Client at Robertsons Solicitors: “Having used Certainty numerous times to find a Will of the deceased, Robertsons thought it would be advantageous to also register our Wills. Not only does it assist bereaved people trying to locate a Will but also adds security to our clients to know that their Will i...
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Posted 10 September, 2018 14:18:30
What happens if a client dies in the midst of a litigation case?
You are part way through, or possibly near the end, of a difficult contentious case when your client suddenly dies. The client could be the claimant or defendant. What do you do? This can be a problematic circumstance but, luckily, not one we are faced with too often.

The starting point is to identify who can continue the claim on behalf...
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Posted 15 August, 2018 13:36:12
Certainty steps taken ensured step-children inherited
The following case study outlines just how important it is to use a Certainty Will Search. Thousands of solicitors now make no assumptions or prejudgment surrounding the existence of a Will or which is the last Will. They simply include Certainty Will Search as part of their process to either find an unknown or undisclosed Will or prove that a Will...
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Posted 13 August, 2018 10:40:30
Equiniti Announces Partnership With Certainty The National Will Register
Equiniti, the specialist administrator receiving over 50% of death notifications in the UK each year is delighted to announce its partnership with Certainty the National Will Register.

This strategic relationship will enable Equiniti’s bereavement services team, to offer all of its customers’ access to the Certainty Will Search and the N...
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Posted 10 August, 2018 16:40:50
A Turning Point in Digital Immortality
A couple of recent cases suggest that we could be on the cusp of intestacy and privacy laws stepping in to help assert control over your digital footprint after death, writes Amy Bradbury

In the UK there is no specific legal framework for dealing with digital assets on death and, given we usually don’t own social media profiles (all we h...
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Posted 25 July, 2018 12:20:54
Certainty Will Search searches for more than you may think
The World Cup ended a couple of weeks ago, and although England did not quite get their hands on the trophy, in 1966 they did.

We discover Wills dating back decades:

In 1966 a Will was written by a man whose grandson would go on to become the Guinness World Record holder for memory: David Thomas aka The Memory Man. He recite...
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