Wills

What happens to your online life after you die?

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We are increasingly living our lives online – but what happens to our social media profiles, internet accounts, digital photos, e-books and music files after we die? More …

Meeting the needs of the modern family

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The Inheritance and Trustees' Powers Act 2014 ("the 2014 Act") is the result of a 6 year project by the Law Commission, and private client practitioners should be well aware of its provisions. More …

What an ancient Egyptian will has to tell us about inheritance today

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It is an old story and yet a familiar one. Naunakhte made her will with one predominant motive: to disinherit three of her children who had not looked after her properly. More …

Warning over pitfalls of passing on your home to your children

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Homeowners are being warned about the risks of signing their homes over to their children as the housing market improves. More …

The Assisted Dying Bill

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The Assisted Dying Bill passed its second reading in the House of Lords on 18 July without a vote. More …