Category Archives: Wills

No Will? It may lead to DNA tests to prove parentage

No Will? It may lead to DNA tests to prove parentage Earlier this year the Courts directed that Lorraine Freeman, the younger daughter of the late Colin Birtles be DNA-tested, to verify whether she is his biological daughter and thus has an interest in his estate. Colin Birtles died without leaving a valid Will (intestate)…
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Many people never discuss inheritance with their families

Many people never discuss inheritance with their families "Almost half of UK citizens have never discussed inheritance with their families, and a quarter do not think it is a priority, according to new research from Brewin Dolphin." "The research, undertaken with Opinium, revealed that 47 per cent of UK adults have never discussed inheritance matters,…
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Top 3 Benefits of a Will and Last Testament

Creating a last Will and Testament may be a smart move, but that doesn't mean that every adult has one. In fact, 30 million UK residents have never even created a Will. Why? Mostly because it forces us to think about our mortality and that can be terrifying for some. Others feel that if they…
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