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How Valuable Are Your Digital Assets?

As the world changes, so does the nature of the footprint we leave on it. Many of us now spend significant parts of our lives online, whether working, socialising or unwinding. Because of this, it’s becoming more common…

What Rights Does Your Next of Kin Have? 1

What Rights Does Your Next of Kin Have?

A ‘next of kin’ is a traditional term which typically refers to a person’s closest relative. There’s a lot of confusion around the term as it’s generally thought to hold more legal standing than it does. Many people believe…

Inheritance Tax

A Brief Guide to Inheritance Tax

There are a lot of things to think about in the aftermath of a bereavement. Some are emotional, some are practical and some are legal obligations.
Inheritance tax falls into the third category. Though it’s unlikely…

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What Exactly Does Probate Mean?

Probate is a key process that occurs after a death, but many people don’t know exactly what it is. Some of the confusion around probate stems from the fact that the term ‘probate’ can refer to two things – the process of…