Category: Estate Management

Feb 05
The Problem with a Power of Attorney!

A crucial piece of advice is missing from professional guidance surrounding the Finance and Property Power of Attorney (POA) use. While POAs are meant to offer peace of mind and assistance, a significant roadblock can arise during emergencies. Financial institutions, particularly banks can take up to 10 days to recognise appointed Attorneys, even with a […]

Oct 25
The Practical Aspects of Bereavement: Don’t miss out on the potential value an unused car might hold.

When your partner leaves behind an unused car, it can feel like a heavy burden during a period of grief. But what you might not know is that you could be eligible for a car tax rebate, and many are unaware of just how much their vehicle is worth. Recent research has shed light on […]

Aug 14
Remembering Loved Ones in the Digital Age: QR Codes for Meaningful Memorials

In the digital era, our methods of commemorating loved ones have taken a modern twist. QR codes – Quick Response codes, are the square-shaped patterns that can be scanned using a smartphone or tablet’s camera– they’re transforming how we remember those who’ve touched our lives. With a simple scan from your smartphone, these codes bring […]

Jul 19
If you don’t need it…give it away! Discussing Inheritance Tax

Life is full of big expenses; weddings, education fees and getting on the property ladder. So it’s natural that you might want to give your children and grandchildren a helping hand if you can. In reality, you can gift as much as you like to your children or grandchildren, but they might have to pay […]

Jul 11
“What’s the difference between a website and a platform?

Well, it’s like comparing a single cupcake to an entire bakery.” Websites and platforms play different roles in the online world. A website is like a digital destination where you can find information about a specific organisation, product, or service. In contrast, a platform goes beyond information and offers an interactive space where you can […]

May 24
How to set a Google legacy contact for your account and 5 good reasons why you should

Graham Southorn https://funeraldirections.com/listing/bristol-wills-estate-planning/ 18 MAY 2023 If you’re like most people, you probably have a lot of sensitive information stored in your Google account. From emails and contacts to Google Drive documents and photos, there’s a lot at stake if you were to unexpectedly pass away. You might expect that the executors of your Will […]

May 17
Probate in the United Federation of Planets: To Boldly Apply or Not to Apply?

Fellow Trekkies, just like exploring new galaxies, the question of whether everyone needs to apply for probate in the United Federation of Planets (UK) has its own interstellar quirks. Join me on this cosmic journey as we navigate the intricacies of probate in the Star Trek universe. Beaming into the Probate Dimension:Hold onto your tricorders! […]

May 03
Lost an Heir? Let Experts Help You Trace Them

Lost an Heir? Dealing with Probate? Let Experts Help You Trace Them Probate family tracing services can simplify complex probate matters by locating missing heirs and beneficiaries, ensuring the deceased’s wishes are carried out. Using a probate family tracing service can save a great deal of time and heartache for those responsible for administering an […]

Apr 28
Sarah’s story: The importance of seeking professional financial advice

Sarah’s story, a 2023 Widow’s Tale. Highlighting the importance of seeking professional financial advice when facing financial challenges*. Income of a surviving spouse or partner may be halved or considerably reduced in the event of the main pension holder’s death, particularly in the case of defined benefit pensions and the state retirement benefit. This loss […]