News and articles – Probate and Administration of Estates
When people die without a spouse or blood relatives and without leaving a Will, the starting point is that their Estate passes to the Crown.
There are many reasons why multiple generations of a family may consider setting up home together. Life expectancy has increased but so has the cost of care fees which may need to be paid over a much longer period than ever before.
As the UK’s coronavirus lockdown measures turn from weeks to months, concern over its effects on vulnerable and elderly people is mounting.