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Wills & Probate

27 March 2019

What you need to know about the Probate Fees increase coming in April

Probate Fees Increase - The Facts

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Rebecca Austin

13 March 2019

Unmarried? Don’t have a will? What you need to know about Intestacy Rules

The Low-Down on Intestacy Rules

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Rebecca Austin

25 August 2017

Make a Will Week with Wakefield Hospice

For one week in September (25th - 29th) JWP Solicitors are linking up with the Wakefield Hospice to offer to write or update your Will in exchange for a donation to the Wakefield Hospice Charity.

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11 September 2015

Do not delay - write your Will today

It’s a common misconception that you only need a will when you are older or that you don’t need a will at all if you would like everything to pass to your spouse after death, but typically the law is never that simple…

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Sophie Metcalfe

28 July 2015

Your Will, Your Way?

The Court of Appeals decision to award part of a mothers inheritance to her daughter, despite it being written in her Will that she shouldn't receive anything, could prove to be a Landmark ruling.

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16 April 2015

Care fees vs helping the "Boomerang Generation"

In the run up to the election the National Housing Federation have warned that the older generation will soon face the dilemma of care costs in old age and additional pressure to help the next generation get on the housing ladder.

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27 October 2014

This November, make your Will with Will Aid

Will Aid is a scheme designed to raise funds for nine leading charities. The scheme involves our solicitors donating their time to support these charities by preparing basic Wills without charging the normal fee.

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8 September 2014

Don't turn your Will into a Nightmare

Research by the Law Society revealed the risks the public are exposed to by using unregulated, unqualified and uninsured will writers. Our Wills and Probate expert, Susan Hartley explains why you should tread very carefully when making a will.

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26 February 2014

Where there's a WILL there's a way...

On a hot sunny summer's day, enjoyed with your family and friends, making a Will is the last thing on anyone's mind, but making a Will is one of the most thoughtful and selfless tasks that you can do for those you care about and enjoy life with.

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16 November 2013

Ten facts you need to know about Wills and Probate

You may be surprised by the following facts:

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