Simple wills won’t protect your legacy

Wills are simple aren’t they? For most of my career, I had been told that wills are so straightforward that anyone can draft them. Unfortunately, this public misconception encourages people to attempt to draft their own wills or buy low-cost “will packs” online or from a stationer. Continue reading “Simple wills won’t protect your legacy”

Cutting corners in estate administration may only add more costs

It has often been said that dealing with the administration of the estate of someone who has passed away is fairly straightforward.  Indeed, it is surprising how many executors feel that they can administer the estate of a loved one themselves. *Recent surveys indicate that 42% of the public would deal with some element of an estate administration themselves with 12% saying they would deal with all the legal issues themselves. Continue reading “Cutting corners in estate administration may only add more costs”