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Posted 25 January, 2018 16:34:53
Law Firm Procedures Protect Their Clients After Death
When a member of the public performs a Certainty Will Search it does not disclose the existence of a Will, should one exist. If a Will was written and a positive match is made the searcher’s details are sent directly to the firm that holds the Will for them to make contact.

21% of Certainty Will Searches instigated by a member of the pu...
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Posted 10 January, 2018 16:48:18
The Rise and Rise of Contentious Probate
by Tony Pearce

Disputes over inheritance are not new. Those who have considered ancient history will be aware that the Greeks and Romans established rules for the disposition of a person’s money and property on death. In his book ‘Bleak House’ Charles Dickens wrote a fictional account involving the case of Jarndyce v Jarndyce which amoun...
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Posted 08 January, 2018 11:04:25
The Citizens Advice, Advice on Intestacy
Content that regularly ‘trends’ in its thousands on the Citizens Advice website is ‘who can inherit if there is no Will’ and searches via Google to their site ‘intestacy rules’.

In 2016-17, Citizens Advice helped 2.7 million people: face to face, over the phone, by email and via webchat. They had a massive 43 million visits to their web...
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