Appointing a guardian for your child is one of those things that you hope you will never have to use, but it can be hugely beneficial to have everything in place should the worst happen, to ensure that your wishes for your child are carried out. We’ve asked our private children law specialist, Carole Hack, to answer some of the most common questions relating to Guardians, single parents, and blended families.
There are a lot of big decisions that go into your Will - such as who will ensure that your wishes are carried out correctly, or if you have children under 18 who will look after them if you die? Whilst these decisions don't necessarily need to be made before your Will appointment, it's a good idea to think them through before your meeting with your lawyer.
It’s fair to say that 2020 has been a strange and difficult year. We are all adapting to a “new normal” due to Coronavirus and here at Amphlett Lissimore, we’ve had to change the way we work considerably. Judith Hurle from our Wills & Probate team takes us through how the Will writing process has changed in order to keep everyone safe during lockdown and beyond.
When faced with the prospect of becoming a step family, there are a lot of emotions. But what steps should you put in place to ensure that both your children and your partner (and their children) are legally protected and looked after in the future.