The Marriage and Civil Partnership Act 2022

The Marriage and Civil Partnership Act 2022

The Marriage and Civil Partnership (Minimum Age) Act 2022 received Royal Assent in April last year. It is planned to come into effect on Monday 27 February 2023. The Act will raise the age of marriage and civil partnership to 18 in England and Wales to protect...
New year, new Will?

New year, new Will?

Have you been putting off making a Will for some time or perhaps you need to update an existing one? If you have not made a Will, unfortunately you have no control over what happens to your assets after you pass away. Have you recently got married or divorced or...

What happens if you die without a Will?

Many people are under the misapprehension that there is no need for them to make a Will as their spouse will inherit everything. However, under the Intestacy Rules, a spouse or civil partner will only inherit the whole estate if the deceased has no children. If the...