Department: Wills & Probate
Can an executor of my will also be a beneficiary?
Yes, an executor of a will can also be a beneficiary. In fact, this is very common.Private Wealth
What are the rules of intestacy?
The rules of intestacy make it clear who can and cannot inherit in the absence of a will. For more information read here.Private Wealth
What should be included in a will?
There are many aspects to consider when drafting a will. Read here for more information on these considerations.Private Wealth
Why do I need a will?
A will is a legally binding document communicating your wishes for your assets following your death. Read more here.Private Wealth
How do I review and update my will?
You can update and review your will at any time you please. Here you can view how this can be done.Private Wealth
What can I leave in my will?
A will details what should happen to your estate (including money, property, investments, and your possessions).Private Wealth
How often should I review my will?
It is recommended that you review your will every five years or after any major change in your life.Private Wealth
My spouse can look after my financial affairs if I lose capacity and am unable to do so for myself – Myth or truth?
Myth – Unless you have a registered Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) in place