Posts Tagged: Wills Advice Strathaven

Intestate Craig and Incensed Donna. How not making a Will can lead to a costly injustice

 No Will, No Justice? In the second of three articles, David continues the sad tale of intestate Craig and incensed Donna In the first of these articles, I compared not making my Will with not submitting my Tax Return on time. I commented that at least the Taxman tells me both his deadline and the penalties… Read more »

Rectifying an incorrectly signed Will

The UK Supreme Court ruled last week that the Will of a man who had signed his wife’s identical Will by mistake could be rectified after his death. It is an unusual case, which highlights the need to take care with the formalities of making a Will. The case concerned a Mr and Mrs Rawlings,… Read more »

What to do after a death in Scotland

The Scottish Government has updated a useful leaflet that gives practical advice on what you should do in the event that you find yourself in charge of making arrangements following the death of a friend or relative. The leaflet, ‘What to do after a death in Scotland … practical advice for times of bereavement’, offers… Read more »