Partial Intestacy

Let’s talk about partial intestacy. Other articles on this website have discussed intestacy.  Often, we imagine intestacy to be about accidental intestacy. Partial Intestacy Mr & Mrs Tanner were looking forward to their 80th birthdays. They were fit and in...

Intestacy & Overseas Property

You are forward thinking enough to not plan to die intestate. You understand the misery and mess that intestacy causes and you want to avoid that for your nearest and dearest. In for a penny, in for a pound – we should beware of accidental or partial intestacy. All...

The Executor of a Will & Marriage

The Art of the Executors ‘I appoint my sister Janet Smith and my brother-in-law John as the executors of my will’. Many will have this form of words. Many think the role of the executor of a will is a simple one. Many think being appointed executor of a will is a...