Topic: Wills

Wills

Explore the intricacies of wills and estate planning with DLS Solicitors’ comprehensive blog category.

From understanding the importance of creating a will to navigating complex legal procedures, our expert articles provide invaluable insights and guidance to help you safeguard your legacy.

Whether you’re considering drafting your first will, updating an existing one, or exploring inheritance tax implications, our blog covers a wide range of topics to empower you to make informed decisions about your estate. Trust DLS Solicitors to be your trusted resource for all matters related to wills and estate planning.

Start reading today to secure the future of your loved ones with confidence.

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How To Get A Copy Of A Will

When a loved one passes away, it may be a trying and emotional time. In addition to dealing with the loss, there are essential legal issues that must be addressed, such as acquiring a copy of their will. A will is a legal document that expresses a person’s preferences regarding their assets and property when

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16th May 2024
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What Are The Steps To Disputing A Will?

Explore the steps to disputing a will with DLS Solicitors. From legal advice to evidence gathering, our guide helps you navigate challenges. Trust our experienced team for clear guidance and dedicated support.

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16th May 2024
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Cost of making a will with a Solicitor

Discover the peace of mind that comes with securing your legacy with DLS Solicitors. Our expert team guides you through the process of making a will with clarity and professionalism. Explore the cost of making a will with a solicitor and ensure your wishes are legally protected. With DLS Solicitors, crafting your will is a straightforward and reassuring experience.

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13th May 2024
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Can One Executor Act Without the Other in the UK?

Discover the nuances of executorship in the UK with DLS Solicitors. Our article delves into the question: Can one executor act without the other? Gain clarity on the legal responsibilities and implications surrounding this important role in estate administration.

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13th May 2024
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Do You Need Probate If There Is a Will?

Navigate the complexities of probate with DLS Solicitors. Our insightful article addresses the common question: 'Do you need probate if there is a will?' Discover the legal requirements, implications, and practical considerations surrounding estate administration, whether a will is present or not. Gain clarity on the probate process and ensure your loved one's wishes are honoured with confidence.

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13th May 2024
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What is a Deed Of Variation?

Unlock the intricacies of a deed of variation with DLS Solicitors. Our comprehensive guide explains the purpose, benefits, and legal implications of this important legal document. Whether adjusting an inheritance or estate plan, gain clarity on how a deed of variation can help tailor arrangements to meet your specific needs and circumstances.

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13th May 2024
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What is the Success Rate of Contesting a Will in the UK?

Discover the likelihood of successfully contesting a will in the UK with DLS Solicitors. Our informative article examines the factors influencing the success rate of will contests, providing valuable insights for those considering legal action. From grounds for contesting to legal procedures, gain clarity on the complexities of challenging a will and make informed decisions with confidence.

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13th May 2024
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Who Can Witness A Will?

Learn about who can witness a will with DLS solicitors. Understand the important guidelines and requirements for selecting witnesses to ensure the validity of your will. Get reliable information to make informed decisions regarding this crucial legal document.

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6th May 2024
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Five things to think about when writing your Will

Explore five essential considerations to keep in mind when crafting your Will with DLS Solicitors. From understanding your assets to choosing executors and guardians, our guide offers practical insights to ensure your wishes are accurately reflected and legally protected. Start planning for the future today with our expert advice on Will writing.

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28th April 2024
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Is A Handwritten, Handcrafted Will Valid?

In estate planning, the validity of handwritten wills, or "holographic wills," is often debated. While they can be legally binding, requirements vary by jurisdiction. Generally, the entire document must be handwritten and signed by the testator. Some areas require witnesses, and clarity of language is crucial. Consulting an estate planning attorney ensures legal validity and clarity in documenting final wishes.

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7th October 2023

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