Christmas is a time for giving. At this time of year spirits are high and everyone is in a giving mood, so now is a good time to consider leaving gifts to a charity or a good cause. If the spirit of Christmas alone isn’t enough to convince clients to remember a charity in their … Read moreCharitable Giving in Wills
Appointment of Testamentary Guardians The appointment of testamentary guardians is rarely considered by parent, but it is highly desirable that they should consider who should look after their children if both were to lose their lives while their children are under eighteen. The appointment of a testamentary guardian can only be made by a person … Read moreIntroduction to Guardianship
The recent case of Ilott v Mitson caused a bit of a stir in the media over its possible impacts on testamentary freedom in England and Wales. ‘Your will means NOTHING’ was the headline in the Express, with similar headlines in the Mail and the Telegraph and much of the media named it as a … Read moreUnderstanding the decision in Ilott v Mitson: Does your will now mean nothing?