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What happens if I die without a Will?

The rules of intestacy determine what happens to a person’s assets when they die without a Will. These rules have recently changed, but there is still a great deal of misunderstanding about them. Lucy Wilton, Solicitor in our Wills, Trusts, and Probate team discusses these common misconceptions. So, what happens if you die without a…

The tangled web of Maradona’s Estate

Diego Maradona’s turbulent and colourful private life often hit the headlines during his lifetime and is doing so again following his death.  Dying without a Will, despite his fame and fortune, and with numerous paternity claims and a series of tangled relationships, it is likely that there will be a lengthy and expensive legal battle…

What will happen to your ‘digital life’ when you die?

Some thoughts on passing on your digital memories, amongst other things… Winter used to be a time when I would sit by the fire and spend time making up photo albums from the year gone by. A cosy heart-warming thing to do on a cold evening, looking though memories of summer days and reminiscing about…