Changes in Probate Charges Present a New Issue for Executors
An executor is responsible for any outgoings connected with a deceased estate, including probate fees; these have for many years... View ArticleRead More
Executors Can Be Held Responsible For Unpaid Debts Connected to a Deceased Estate
Two simple steps to protect you from claims – Executors and Administrators can be held personally responsible for unpaid debts... View ArticleRead More
Online Probate Service Now Launched Across England & Wales
The courts service is confident that their new online probate applications system will enable most executors, dealing with simple estates,... View ArticleRead More
Santander Fined £32.8 million for Holding Money from Bereaved Accounts
A chaotic probate and bereavement service at Santander bank, left beneficiaries out of pocket as the bank failed to distribute... View ArticleRead More
Are Lay Executors Entitled to Financial Compensation?
The short answer is no – although being a lay executor can be very time consuming and involved, there is... View ArticleRead More
How can an Executor protect themselves against Claims from Unknown Creditors?
Executors can be held personally liable if a creditor comes to light long after an estate has been distributed but... View ArticleRead More
Should Parents Choose their Children as Executors?
Parents often choose their children to act as joint executors but this can be a recipe for disaster if they... View ArticleRead More
Can you keep Digital Accounts Secure but Provide Access to Executors after Death?
So many of us now maintain a personal presence on the internet through our emails, social networking sites, blogs... View ArticleRead More