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COVID-19 impacts probate applications

In June, it was widely reported that HM Courts & Tribunals Service (HMCTS) had been receiving a surge in probate applications. The Government tried to manage the surge in demand by hiring additional staff and upskilling existing staff to clear the backlog which resulted in average turnaround times of five to six weeks. In a […]

Is a Mirror Will right for you and your partner?

So many couples make “Mirror Wills” that leave everything to each other, assuming their estate will benefit their partner for life and then go to their children or grandchildren. Sadly, that’s not always what happens…… What is a Mirror Will Mirror Wills are simply identical Wills that a couple make, leaving everything to each other and […]

Over £30million in Bitcoin stolen raising concerns about the safety of cryptocurrency

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 […]