News and advice for asset management, including wills and probate, power of attorney, trusts and tax.
People unable to make decisions for themselves must always have access to expert independent representation in court hearings about their welfare.
We have received further guidance on the new probate fees scheme from the MoJ.
A simpler set of safeguards is needed to protect the growing number of vulnerable people unable to give informed consent.
Information about accreditation costs.
A client wishes to revoke their will. Will mental capacity be an issue?
The Office of the Public Guardian has published new guidance for professionals who are appointed to act as an individual’s attorney under a lasting power of attorney.
New guidance published today will assist solicitors who receive a request for access to the will of an individual who has lost mental capacity.
This practice note clarifies when a solicitor can disclose a copy of a client’s will where the client has lost mental capacity.
This practice note provides advice on meeting the requirements for providing clients with sufficient information to make an informed decision about the appointment of an executor.
The Law Society has responded to the SRA's discussion paper on Regulatory Data and Consumer Choice in Legal Services.
This accreditation supports practitioners with best practice for wills and estate administration.
Covers all aspects of the law and practice relevant to probate disputes.
Our private client community supports practitioners whose work involves probate, wills, trusts, estate administration and related issues
The Law Society's quality mark for any practice that can demonstrate excellence in legal practice management and client care.
Prove your experience in representing the needs of vulnerable clients to prospective clients.
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The Wills and Equity Committee is part of our Legal Affairs and Policy Board.
It keeps under review and promotes improvements in the law and procedure relating to wills, probate, trusts and charities.
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