Cryptocurrency is digital money that is stored in a virtual wallet and uses encryption techniques to generate currency and verify the transfer of funds. Cryptocurrency is once again in the spotlight after this latest security blow hit the headlines. One of the world’s largest digital coin exchanges, Binance, admitted that hackers had stolen over £30million in […]
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If you want to leave a property in your Will, there are several factors you need to consider. In particular, you’ll need to know how your home is registered. Tenants In Common.This means each owner has a set share in the property, and, if someone dies, that share is passed on as stipulated in their […]
Around six million people have experience of acting as the Executor of a Will but just 4% realise that they are legally responsible for the accurate distribution of the estate that is entrusted to them. Past research has shown that 96% of Executors did not realise that they were legally and financially responsible for the […]
If you were to die and your partner remarried your home may be at risk of being lost to the new spouse, leaving your children with nothing. Thankfully there are legal steps that you can take to prevent this happening. At Farsight Wills we specialise in ensuring that you and your family are protected against […]
If you or your partner require care in later life, then your property may be at risk of being used to pay for these care fees. There are legal steps that you can take to prevent the Local Authority from taking your home and at Farsight Wills we specialise in ensuring that you and your […]
Here’s one you might not have considered. What happens to unclaimed loyalty points when we die? As we shop, many of us collect loyalty points from multiple companies and throughout a lifetime this can amount to a substantial value. This blog post explores how different retailers treat rewards and points after death. According to TopCashback.co.uk, […]
It has now been over a year since the Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) set up a refund scheme for overcharged families that applied for a lasting power of attorney between 2013 and 2017. During this time, it is estimated that around 2 million people were overcharged by £89 million during the application process. […]
Around 40% of marriages in the UK are second (or even third) unions, which creates a lot of step-families – and occasionally, chaos among the kids when their parent and step-parent die. Mirror wills – where two people set down the same wishes for their legacy – are relatively common among couples but can split […]
Musician, DJ and record producer, Avicii died on 20th April 2018 after reportedly taking his own life. The Swedish electronic dance artist whose real name was Tim Bergling was born in 1989. Despite being just 28 years of age at the time of his death, he left behind an incredible legacy through his musical career and […]
After a near six decades in the spotlight, Aretha Franklin died at the age of 76, reportedly without leaving a Will. The Queen of Soul passed away at her home in Detroit on Thursday the 16th of August, after an on-going battle with pancreatic cancer. Aretha Franklin was the first woman inducted into the […]
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If you or your partner require Care in later life your home may be at risk of being sold to pay for the fees. Farsight Wills specialise in ensuring you and your family are protected from such an event. Call us now on 01793 433705 to request a brochure or find out more.
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