Don’t pay the funeral invoice

Don’t pay the funeral invoice

    Do not pay the funeral invoice. Do not pay it on your credit card, do not pay it from savings. It is not the Executor's responsibility to pay the funeral invoice from their own funds.     What no one is telling you At least once a month I...
Can’t I just do a one page Will?

Can’t I just do a one page Will?

    People ask whether they can do a 'post office' Will, which is a make your own legal will kit, or whether they can do a 'simple' one page document. The short answer is you can, the longer answer is it may not work and may create a different result to the...
Have you actually discharged your mortgage?

Have you actually discharged your mortgage?

    We often take instructions in an Estate, and the Executors tell us that their parents 'definitely' discharged the mortgage. Then we ask for the original Certificate of Title and no one can produce it because there is still a mortgage, and the bank still...