Wills and Planning for the Future

Business Wills: wills for small business owners

Business Wills: wills for small business owners

Including a business in your will Most people will be aware of the need to have a will for their personal affairs, but may not have thought about business wills. Business owners should give thought to their business assets at the same time as any personal matters....

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Succession planning for small businesses

Succession planning for small businesses

Small business succession planning Many small business owners only consider succession planning when they are approaching retirement, or have already made the decision to leave the business. But life is full of unexpected events, good and bad, and having a well...

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Who inherits if a loved one dies without a will?

Who inherits if a loved one dies without a will?

Who inherits if there is no will? It is estimated that as many as 30 million people across the UK do not have a will. Losing somebody close to you is a difficult enough time for anybody, but if that person dies without leaving a will, it can cause additional distress...

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What is inheritance tax?

What is inheritance tax?

What is inheritance tax? Inheritance tax is a tax that sometimes has to be paid on a person's estate after they have died. Because talking about death is uncomfortable for many of us we don’t tend to dwell on it, but have you thought about what happens to your assets...

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Cartridges Law pledges support for Age UK Exeter

Cartridges Law is pleased to announce that we will be supporting Age UK Exeter with a special fundraising initiative. We have been advocates of the charity over many years and see first-hand the vital work it does for older people. As with many organisations, Age UK...

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DIY Wills explained

We are currently facing a global pandemic which has made people think about their family's long term health and financial security - even members of our own team have suddenly thought "oh yes, a will might be a good idea!" Many people are understandably concerned and...

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Your FAQs Answered: Wills and Probate

Your FAQs Answered: Wills and Probate

Can you write your own will? Why do I need a will anyway? And how do you apply for probate? Our specialist Wills and Probate lawyers answer all your questions. If you need help or advice about writing a will or dealing with probate, contact us for a free initial...

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‘Wills in the Wild’ with Cartridges Law

‘Wills in the Wild’ with Cartridges Law

Whether it’s out of worry or just having the time to finally focus on your ‘to-do’ list, many people are turning to lawyers to assist with their wills and life planning, Cartridges Law is here to help despite the social distancing. Why is social distancing such a...

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Dealing with wills and probate in uncertain times

Dealing with wills and probate in uncertain times

According to the Law Society the number of enquiries to solicitors regarding writing a will has increased by 30 per cent, with the majority of those coming from older and vulnerable people. At Cartridges Law we have put a number of measures into place to ensure we can...

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