Intestacy 101

This article is intended really for those legal practitioners who only come across these kinds of estates once in a blue moon as a pared-back introduction to the nuts and bolts of estate [...]

A Tale of Two Cities

As we all head off on our holidays the thoughts of many lawyers turn to the legal systems of other countries. Those heading to France, or many other civil law countries, will (of course) know [...]

Tackling insolvent estates

As the recession bites more and more estates will be insolvent. Insolvent estates present significant risks for the probate practitioner. However, if the risks are understood and managed there is [...]