Undue Influence & Abuse of Position in Estate Planning – the role of the Will Writer.

Undue influence is the act of applying pressure on a person to coerce them, essentially overpowering the individual’s own will Wills In relation to a Will this could mean someone putting pressure on a person to include them in their Will – either by emotional or physical threats/manipulation. When I take instruction for the writing of a Will I work hard to ensure that the testator is giving instructions freely and willingly, under no influence from anyone else in the room and is sure they have the capacity to fully understand what they are asking me to do. Undue influence
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Preparing for the cost of saying goodbye with a Funeral Plan

There are 2 main benefits of taking out a funeral plan, for yourself or someone else: You pay at today’s rates – no matter how long the person lives after taking out the plan. It takes away uncertainty and stress from family members at the time of the death.  They know exactly what their loved one would have wanted, and one phonecall to the funeral director is all that is needed. Did you know: The average cost of a funeral in 2018 was £4,271 Funeral Directors’ prices had risen 68% between 2008 and 2018 The cost of the essential elements
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