The temptation is to have a Will quickly drafted; but the laws around Wills are complex and mistakes do happen. So what steps can you take to make sure your Will is drafted correctly?Read More
With the average number of social media and email accounts per person on the rise, now is a good time to think about how to leave a digital legacy.Read More
Talking to your family about what will happen when you are no longer here isn’t exactly the easiest conversation you’ll ever have. But it doesn’t need to be the most difficult either.Read More
This year’s Remember A Charity Week (9-15 September 2019) is the tenth anniversary of the campaign to challenge the public’s biggest misconceptions about gifts in Will.Read More
Priscilla Ivory is the latest recruit to join the Burnett Barker team. Priscilla is working with our busy Wills and Probate department where she specialises in Wills, Probate, Lasting Powers of Attorney and Court of Protection applications.Read More
Remembering to leave a charitable donation in your Will is a wonderful legacy. As part of “Remember a Charity awareness week”, we’re sharing our advice for how you can show your charitable support via your Will.Read More
Last month, a new Death Notification Service was launched; providing grieving families with a straightforward way to notify participating banks and building societies of the death of a family member, friend or care home resident.Read More
While short term costs can indeed appear cheaper with a DIY LPA, there are a number of dangers in creating a DIY legal document, particularly one as important as an LPA, that can lead to further costs down the line – and not just financial.Read More
Making a Will may not always be front of mind, but if you want to make sure that your wishes are met and loved ones are looked after you’re gone; having one really is essential.
If peace of mind is not incentive enough, then our upcoming Wills Week is sure to help.
As part of this year’s Dying Matters Awareness Week (14th May – 20th May) we will be hosting a series of drop-in sessions at our offices in Bury St Edmunds – providing local people with private, welcoming environment in which to openly discuss death and their plans for the future.Read More