WHY WOULD YOU BUY YOUR FUNERAL PLAN IN ADVANCE?

That is a good question. Surely, you must have better things to spend your money on! If you have plenty of money, and close family, you might think they can sort everything out after your day. It is helpful if your family know what you would want, and details may be given in a Will or separate letter of wishes. For most of us, it is not a subject we like to talk about, so it can be overlooked. ...
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BE CAREFUL WITH LOW PRICE INTERNET WILLS

When buying anything, there is typically a normal price you might expect to pay. If you are offered something much cheaper, there is generally a good reason why. For example, it could be a piece of furniture you have to build yourself or an electrical item that soon goes wrong! This is also true with buying a Will. The low cost offerings tend to be, Will Packs, from a stationers shop, on line ...
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IF I HAVE AN ENDURING POWER OF ATTORNEY SHOULD I TAKE OUT A NEW LASTING POWER OF ATTORNEY?

Although “Lasting Powers of Attorneys” have been around for 12 years now, there are still lots of people with the older “Enduring Powers of Attorneys”. Questions can arise about these, and the differences between the two documents. The Enduring Power of Attorney is a fairly simple document, which enables you to appoint your Attorneys, in case you lose mental capacity. It only relates to finance...
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Lasting Powers of Attorney

There comes a time in life, when you may want others to make decisions you would previously have made yourself. There are two types of Lifetime or Lasting Power of Attorney, one relates to your property and affairs, and the other your personal welfare. The second one gives directions as to how you would like to be treated in hospital if you were unable to advise. The first one allows another perso...
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Estate Administration

If you are in the unfortunate position of having a death in the family, one of the last things on your mind will be registering probate or  letters of administration, and the paperwork which goes with the winding up of the estate. Finally, once any property is disposed of, and all accounts are closed down and bills paid, the estate can be distributed according to the Will if there is one or int...
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Introducers

At Kendal Wills we specialise in dealing with other professionals such as Accountants and Independent Financial Advisers. “I have introduced Paul to clients who have required advice on wills and probate. My clients have always found Paul to be very straight forward, as he explains the various options to them clearly” J.T. Independent Financial Adviser, Kendal. We offer a high level of service ...
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Advice after Marriage or Divorce

Second Marriage? Getting Divorced? Getting Married for the First Time? If you are getting married, this is a good time to think about making a Will and who your assets should go to. Typically, you might want to include your new partner. A reason for this is that marriage revokes a previous Will. It's wise to be aware of this, if you aren't already. Second Marriages If you are getting ma...
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