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07th Mar

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 Article

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23rd Jan

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 Article

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20th Dec

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 Article

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04th Jun

What is the Executor’s Year?

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

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28th Mar

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 Article

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08th Feb

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 Article

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01st Feb

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 Article

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13th Jan

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 Article

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11th Oct

Complications with Online Probate Applications for Executors

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

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19th Jul

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

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

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