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Elements of a valid Will

If you don’t already know, Downton Abbey is a critically acclaimed British period drama television series. This series, set in the Yorkshire country estate of fictional Downton Abbey, depicts the lives of an aristocratic family, the Crawleys and their servants … Continue reading

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Protection for your loved ones

CHRISTINE Jacobs died seven years ago at 77. Though not wealthy, the retired teacher had a trunkful of family heirlooms that had been passed down for many generations. Jacobs had been terminally ill for years, but did not write a … Continue reading

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Writing a Will is easier than you think!

WHAT happens if there is no will? Many people assume that if they die intestate (without a will), their assets and possessions will automatically go to their spouse or children. However, the Distribution Act 1958 (amended in 1997) states that … Continue reading

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