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Note To Self: One Day I Must Make My Will

Paul Hajek
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You can with a little foresight and planning make suitable arrangements by making your Will

Fixed Fee Probate in Chipping Sodbury and Yate

Paul Hajek
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Introducing the Probate Wizard

The brand new Clutton Cox online DIY Probate Wizard is a simple way for you to take control of the Probate process with a range of fixed fee packages

Disputed Wills: Bleak House Revisited 2012

Paul Hajek
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Court of Appeal held a Will was invalid on the grounds of knowledge and approval as it could not be proved that the wishes and intentions of the deceased were known to and approved by her at the time of making the Will

Lost Opportunity to Reform Probate and Administration of Estates

Paul Hajek
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The least you would expect when a loved one has died is for their estate to be properly administered.

Worst case scenario: dodgy executors running off with money which should have gone to relatives, friends or charity.

Yet, the Legal Services Board (LSB) has recently rejected the opportunity to reform how Probate and Administration of Estates are regulated

It Doesn't Have to Be a Dark Day To Plan a Funeral

Paul Hajek
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This is a guest post by Tim Waterlow of Affinia Partnerships

When should we plan a funeral is a question we very rarely ask ourselves. Simply, it’s a bit too painful to contemplate.

Siri: Where Have I Heard Apple's iPhone Voice Before?

Paul Hajek
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I must admit to being a tad frustrated when the new Apple iPhone adverts started.

Siri’s distinct voice giving answers to copious questions ( even silly questions) – I knew I had heard before, but couldn’t place where.

My Assets: Well I Declare

Paul Hajek
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How a declaration of trust can work to protect your assets

The Perils of Undervalued Probate Properties and the Taxman's Wrath

Paul Hajek
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Tweet Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs seems to have embarked on an all guns blazing quest to increase its coffers. No surprise there. In its sights recently, according to accountancy firm UHY Hacker Young, is the area of under valuations...

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