Society of Will Writers Blog Articles

Take a look at our other Society of Will Writers blog articles we’ve written.
Property Trusts

Will based Trusts

What needs to be considered when you are including Trusts in your wills? 1 – The Will is not the...

Brussels IV

Brussels IV new European Rules

Brussels IV – New EU Succession Law (REGULATION 650/2012 OR THE BRUSSELS IV) If you don’t have assets in the...

Beneficiary issues

Who would a beneficiary be? This month we will be looking at some definitions, rules and practice affecting beneficiaries. More...

Foreign Property – New EU regulations

How should a Will Writer in England & Wales deal with foreign property? Imagine – you have been asked to...

Abatement and Ademption

This month’s CPD from the Society was an interesting one, well done to the Society of Will Writers for such...

IHT and the family home

The article below is highly technical and not for the faint hearted but will give you an idea of the...

Mental Capacity and wills

This is the Society of Will Writers CPD notes from November 2014 which I passed, the notes are aimed at...

Trust training

I’ve passed another load of training, much more interesting this time. Trusts and their uses in Wills: The overriding need...

The Cost of Social Care in 2016

At a recent meeting of the Society of Will Writers, Philip Laidlow of Laytons Solicitors, experts on Home Protection Plans...

Types of Trust

The document below was the subject of the Society of Will Writers Continuous Professional Development training for September 2014 and,...