Digital assets such as social media pages, photos, music and games can have great sentimental and financial value but what happens to them when you die?
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Mental capacity – the ability to legally make decisions for ourselves – is a concept which easily leads to difficult issues. It contains elements of legal theory, ethics, practicality, and human rights, and with such a mixture lies the potential for profoundly challenging questions. One of these dilemmas was recently considered by the Court [...]
Loyalty points are often something we collect without thinking. We scan our cards and make our purchases – only dimly aware of the points balance slowly ticking up in the background. It seems it’s very common to lose sight of how much we have accrued. Research reported in the Telegraph suggested that there were nearly [...]
Making a Will is essentially making a plan for the future. Whilst your Will only takes effect after you’ve gone, the provisions of your Will can make a huge difference to the lives of the loved ones who survive you. It instructs your executors on how you wish your estate to be divided and [...]
A hostile, unreasonable or ineffective executor can be a serious problem when someone’s estate is being administered. Executors are people named in a Will who have been appointed to administer an estate. In other words, the person who has made the Will has specifically chosen them to carry out these important duties after that [...]
Assisted dying has been, and continues to be, an emotive and fiercely-debated topic in modern times. Many of us, if asked, may prefer the idea of dying peacefully ‘with dignity’ rather than suffering the consequences of a terminal and debilitating illness. Yet many of us also recognise the sanctity of life; the idea that [...]