What to Do When Someone Dies Without a WillWhat to Do When Someone Dies Without a Will

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What to Do When Someone Dies Without a Will

Hello, my name is Kerry. Last year my mother died suddenly. When we went through her papers, we discovered she didn't have a will. My mother had been married to another man before she met my father and I had a couple of step brothers. Unfortunately, they turned up on our doorstep and started to demand that we hand over my mother's life savings to them and their family. I contacted a lawyer who specialises in probate law. She talked me through my case and explained how we would defend it in court. Thankfully, the matter was resolved to my satisfaction and I could start to grieve for my mother. I decided to start this blog to help others who have a contested will on their hands.

Which Type of Will Should You Have?

Writing a will is one of the essential things you can do for your loved ones. It ensures your possessions are passed on to the right beneficiaries and that outstanding debts are paid as instructed. Currently, there are many types of wills, and knowing the one that best suits you will help you make an informed decision. Often, your choice will be determined by numerous factors like the businesses you own, your properties, the ones your family has passed on for generations, and the amount of money you have. Read More 

5 Tips for Getting More Custody Time With Your Child

After a divorce, you may have to share custody of your children with your ex-spouse. In other cases, you may be dealing with custody issues because you never had a live-in relationship with the other parent. Regardless of why you have to share custody, if you want more time with your child, you may want to explore the following tips. 1. Work With the Co-Parent Children benefit from co-parents who get along and work together for the child's mutual success. Read More