I made a will two years ago but I’m about to get married. What should I do?

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You should make a new will but make sure that the new will specifically states that it is made in anticipation of getting married to your fiancé (... read more

I have been named as the executor of my mother’s will. What will I have to do when she dies? She is very wealthy and I’m concerned about the workload involved.

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As an executor or personal representative you will ultimately be responsible for ensuring your mother’s estate is gathered in and distributed acco... read more

My father has died and I’m the only close relative living near enough to deal with the practicalities. Is there anything I need to do before seeing a solicitor?

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You may not have to see a solicitor at all but this usually depends on what assets your father has left behind. Firstly, make sure you register h... read more

We are splitting up after seven years of marriage. I left my wife a few weeks ago but I’m worried that because I left I won’t be able to see my children. Please... read more

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It is advisable that you sit down with your wife and try to agree when you can see the children and for how long. This includes holiday arrangeme... read more

I have recently got married and now have two step-children from my husband’s former marriage. I have formed a close bond with them and want to officially adopt t... read more

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Adoption is a lengthy process and, importantly, involves obtaining the consent of the child’s parents (in this case the mother) before adoption ca... read more

Since my divorce, I have had to apply for state benefits. Does this mean I have to use the CSA to get money out of my ex?

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The CSA makes the distinction between parents with care who are receiving benefits, and parents with care who do not. If you are receiving a stat... read more

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