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17th May 2024 | Wills

When do you need a Will?

You should consider making a Will as soon as you become an adult and start acquiring assets or property that you want to go to specific people after you pass. Key takeaways There are certain events that may prompt you...

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07th March 2024 | Wills

We’re proud to support Update your Will Week 2024

This week is Update your Will Week (4th – 10th March 2024), an annual campaign hosted by The Association of Lifetime Lawyers. It aims to raise awareness around the risks of not having an up to date Will and encourages...

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07th February 2024 | Wills

Why making a Will is important for you and your loved ones

Key takeaways Why do I need a Will? Simply put, your Will is a legal document with your clearly written instructions on what should happen to your estate after you die – this means you get the final say on...

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04th January 2024 | Wills

Writing your Will: The best resolution you’ll make for your loved ones in 2024

Why do I need a Will? It is at this time of year that we begin to reflect on the past twelve months. We understand the importance of family and spend the festive period with those who mean the most...

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21st September 2023 | Wills

5 reasons to use a solicitor when writing your Will

If you are planning to make a Will, you have probably wondered, “Why use a solicitor? I could just do everything myself.” Key Takeaways However, just being legally valid isn’t everything. Here are five of the most important reasons to...

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15th September 2023 | Wills

Why do you need our Life Organiser?

Life is busy enough without thinking about what will happen to all of your affairs when you die or become incapable. What will happen to your estate and your bank accounts, savings, bills and other important aspects of your life?

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15th August 2023 | Wills

Cohabiting couples and making a Will

According to the latest research from the 2021 Office for National Statistics Census, a growing number of couples are living together who are not married. However, it remains a common misconception that cohabiting couples have the same legal rights as...

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07th August 2023 | Wills

CMA Probes Unregulated Will Writers

Due to a rise in complaints and concerns over poor service, unfair costs and contract terms, the Competition and Markets Authority (“CMA”) have begun further investigations into legal services provided by unregulated Will Writers. Key takeaways The Law Gazette recently...

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30th June 2023 | Wills

What is the Residence NRB and why is it important?

There are several completely legitimate ways to reduce the burden of Inheritance Tax. The most recent to be introduced is the Residence Nil-Rate Band (NRB).

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Deeds of Variation: How to change a Will after a death

If you are a beneficiary of a Will left by someone who has now died, you have the right to draw up a legal document called Deed of Variation (DOV) to redirect your inheritance.

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22nd June 2023 | OM&M News, Wills

Career Stories – Melody Ogbebor

Meet Melody! Melody joined Osborne Morris & Morgan Solicitors in 2021 as a Paralegal and qualified as a Solicitor in September 2022. She currently works within our Wills, Lasting Power of Attorney & Probate department. She graduated with an LLB...

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14th June 2023 | Wills

The importance of having a Digital Legacy

When we lose a loved one, we often find comfort in the memories they leave behind. However, with many of these memories now stored digitally, in today’s society, families are in danger of losing this precious shared history. Having access...

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