Author Archives for Chantal Haddon

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


inheritance tax, beneficiaries, probate charges

Can You Reduce the Inheritance Tax Headache for Beneficiaries?

March 15, 2017 11:28 am Published by Leave your thoughts

While more of us now understand the importance of writing a will to prevent problems after our death there are... View Article


End of Life Planning – Ten Tips

January 5, 2017 11:39 am Published by Leave your thoughts

The month of January sees the highest monthly death rate in the UK, so if you are keen to face... View Article


Choosing your executor

June 23, 2016 12:08 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Executors often face a difficult task when it comes to managing an estate. The job can be stressful particularly when... View Article


Proposed Change in Government Probate Charges Will Create Potential Confusion for Executors

May 5, 2016 2:58 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

When the government announced the ‘Family Home Allowance’ in 2015 this was widely seen as good news for families whose main... View Article