Author Archives for Chantal Haddon

What is the Executor’s Year?

June 4, 2018 9:45 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Organising the distribution of an estate and dealing with probate is not a quick process even with very straightforward wills... View Article


Are Lay Executors Entitled to Financial Compensation?

March 28, 2018 12:58 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The short answer is no – although being a lay executor can be very time consuming and involved, there is... View Article


How can an Executor protect themselves against Claims from Unknown Creditors?

February 8, 2018 12:47 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Executors can be held personally liable if a creditor comes to light long after an estate has been distributed but... View Article


Should Parents Choose their Children as Executors?

February 1, 2018 12:13 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Parents often choose their children to act as joint executors but this can be a recipe for disaster if they... View Article


Can you keep Digital Accounts Secure but Provide Access to Executors after Death?

January 13, 2018 11:14 am Published by Leave your thoughts

  So many of us now maintain a personal presence on the internet through our emails, social networking sites, blogs... View Article


Complications with Online Probate Applications for Executors

October 11, 2017 3:06 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

After months of testing the government have launched online probate applications in the hope of making it easier for lay... View Article


Will a New Digital Probate Service Make Executors Even More Vulnerable to Claims?

July 19, 2017 1:19 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

  Grant of probate gives an executor or administrator the right to deal with a deceased estate, allowing them to... View Article


Help Your Family and Write a Will;[ Eel

Help Your Family by Writing a Will

July 5, 2017 3:25 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

So many of us put this job off but it is important to write a legally binding will that details... View Article


The Co-op Warns of Executor Vulnerabilty to Claims

June 14, 2017 12:50 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The coop have recently hightlighted the issues surrounding executor liability. In an article earlier this year the legal arm of... View Article


New probate fee extra burden for executors

Financial Times highlights how New Probate Fee is the Personal Liability of the Executor

March 30, 2017 1:18 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

This week the Financial Times have examined the issues arising from the introduction of a brand new probate fee scheduled... View Article