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Do I Need a Grant of Probate?

Do I Need a Grant of Probate? Although this seems like a simple question, the answer is not quite so straightforward. If you are named as an Executor in someone's Will then you may need to apply for a Grant of Probate. This is a legal document which gives you the [...]

Lasting Power of Attorney Applications Continue to Rise

Lasting Power of Attorney Applications Continue to Rise. The number of Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) applications received by the Office of the Publice Guardian has been increasing since their introduction in 2007. In fact, thay have received in excess of 435,000 applications in the first half of this year alone. [...]

Co-op Prepaid Funeral Plans

Co-op Prepaid Funeral Plans As a member of the Society of Will-Writers we are able to offer funeral plans from the UK’S LEADING Funeral Director, Co-op Funeralcare. Some of the main benefits of using the Co-op are: One of the UK’s only FULLY GUARANTEED funeral plans – However much prices rise, your loved [...]

The average cost of a cremation has risen by a third since 2010!

An adult cremation costs an average of £640, according to Freedom of Information responses from local authorities that run crematoriums in the UK. The cost of new anti-pollution equipment and larger coffins have been blamed. Critics say crematoria are being run inefficiently. More than 170 local councils each run at least one crematorium. In other areas they are [...]

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