Will Signing During Isolation

At Farnworth Rose, we take a look at the options available for Will signing whilst in isolation as a result of the Coronavirus outbreak. Section 9 of the Wills Act 1837 states that no will is valid unless: It is in writing, and signed by the testator, or by some other person in his presence…

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How can I access my finances whilst isolating?

For many people, isolating due to the Coronavirus can make it difficult to access their finances. However, there are options available to help people manage their affairs whilst isolating. An ordinary or general power of attorney allows you (the donor) to give another person (the attorney) the right to help them make decisions or take…

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Coronavirus Outbreak: Can I still make a Will?

Farnworth Rose would like to reassure clients looking to draft Wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPA) or needing assistance with probate matters that we can still provide all of these services without requiring a meeting at our offices. That majority of legal services can be dealt with by phone, email and post. We can take…

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Wills & Probate Solicitor qualifies as associate STEP member

Farnworth Rose are delighted to announce that Wills and Probate Solicitor Amanda Coates has qualified as an associate member of STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners). STEP is a global professional association for those who specialise in family inheritance and succession planning. Full STEP members are internationally recognised as experts in their field. As…

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New Intestacy Rules come into force 6th February 2020

New intestacy rules will be introduced on 6th February 2020 which will increase the statutory amount due to a spouse when a person has died without making a Will. If you do not have a will in place then your estate will be dealt with under the law of intestacy (s46 Administration of Estates Act…

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