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How Long Does The Conveyancing Process Take?

There’s no set timeframe for how long the conveyancing process takes. For an average straightforward sale or purchase it will be around three months. There are some factors that can delay this timescale, examples of which are: Issues with your mortgage lender. Being part of a chain. Buying a new build. Using a Help To […]

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How Long Does The Conveyancing Process Take?

What Is ‘No Fault Divorce’?

For a while, it’s been discussed that the blame element should be removed from the divorce process. This would allow couples to remain more amicable after separation, which is particularly important if they have children. The no fault divorce bill was backed by MPs in 2020 and brought in by the Government on 6th April […]

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What Is ‘No Fault Divorce’?

I Do Not Want To Be An Executor, What Can I Do?

An Executor is a named person in a Will who the deceased has chosen to deal with their estate after their death. Most of the time when someone makes a Will, they will ask their proposed Executor if they would be happy to take on this role so it doesn’t come as a surprise after […]

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I Do Not Want To Be An Executor, What Can I Do?

The Importance Of A Will For Unmarried Partners

Not everybody chooses to make a Will during their lifetime – instead they die intestate (die without a Will). If you choose not to make a Will, then by law your assets pass to your next of kin. This is usually a parent, sibling or child. If you’re married or in a civil partnership, your […]

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The Importance Of A Will For Unmarried Partners

Can I Do Anything If I Have Been Left Out Of A Will?

There are never any guarantees that someone will name you as a Beneficiary in their Will. If you were close to the person that has died, you may feel as though you’ve been left out. This is often the case when the person who has died is your partner or one of your parents. In […]

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Can I Do Anything If I Have Been Left Out Of A Will?

Is A Will Affected By Marriage?

If you made a Will before you got married, even if you included your spouse in your Will, it will become invalid from the date of your marriage. If you then fail to make a further Will following your marriage (or civil partnership) then you will be deemed to die intestate (die without a Will) […]

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Is A Will Affected By Marriage?

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