Financial Planning for Dementia

Dementia is a general term which describes a range of progressive conditions which affect the brain. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common. There are 850,000 people with dementia in the UK, a number which is set to rise to over a million by 2025. The vast majority of people who are diagnosed are over the

Financial Planning for Dementia

How to talk to your parents and your family about a Will, Estate Planning and LPAs

At Fielding Triggs we often hear from families who want to write their Wills, Estate Plans and LPAs following on from the death of a family member who died intestate (without a Will) or when a family member is diagnosed with dementia. They are suddenly forced into a situation where they truly understand the consequence

How to talk to your parents and your family about a Will, Estate Planning and LPAs

Should I Write A Free Template Will?

Don't Risk It! Writes Martin Wade, Director of Fielding Triggs Wills and Estate Planners There is no such thing as a "Free Will" in my opinion. Unless you consider your time to be worthless. Furthermore, a DIY Will that contains errors or is not written to best suit you and your family's needs can be

Should I Write A Free Template Will?

Executor: All you need to know about your role and duties as the executor of a Will

Before you agree to become an executor of a Will, it is important to understand the role and duties that are involved. It is easy to underestimate the amount of work and the time it takes to execute a Will. There are several responsibilities and there may be a great deal of administration required. You

Executor: All you need to know about your role and duties as the executor of a Will

Unmarried Parents – Your Rights: Lessons from the Siobhan McLaughlin Case

Unmarried Parents and Your Rights: Lessons from the Siobhan McLaughlin Case. By Richard Hodge, Will and Estate Planning Expert at Fielding Triggs In August 2018, Siobhan McLaughlin won a landmark Supreme Court case for the right to claim bereavement benefits. Her claim was for state benefits that only married couples / civil partners can access

Unmarried Parents – Your Rights: Lessons from the Siobhan McLaughlin Case
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