Article Tag: codicil

Grant of Probate: Changes to the Application Process

Filling in an application for a grant of probate

If you are dealing with the affairs of someone who has died, you may find that, as an executor, you need to apply for a Grant of Probate. A Grant of Probate is a Court Order which confirms the appointment of the executors named in the Will, and enables them to deal with the estate administration. This… Read more »

How to look after your pet in your Will

The great British public, long heralded as a nation of animal lovers, will frequently pamper their pooches and care for their cats in a variety of ways that may seem extravagant to some. With 49% of UK adults owning a pet and so many pets being a much-adored member of the family, it makes practical… Read more »

Appointing executors… Who has the last word?

An ‘executor’ is appointed in a will as the person who will administer the estate following death. There may simply be a sole executor or you could elect to have more. The executors will step into the shoes of the person who made the will and has passed away i.e. the ‘testator’ and assume control… Read more »