The Bowsers Blog

Making a Will When Your Partner Has Died

Losing a spouse or partner can be very difficult, especially when it comes to dealing with financial and legal issues.

The Dangers of Making a Do-It-Yourself Will

When you are considering writing your will, you may wonder whether you need to involve a solicitor, or if you can make a Do-It-Yourself will. It can be tempting to write a DIY will and testament, especially if you believe your estate to be fairly simple. However, there are significant dangers of a DIY will and here we will explore some of them and find out - is a DIY will legal?

Probate and Dealing With The Debts of an Estate

The death of a loved one can be a difficult time, with so much to think about. As well as grief, you may also need to think about probate, which is the legal right to deal with someone’s property, money and possessions when they die. Here, we will look into probate and how to pay off the debts of an estate.

Tackling Probate With Our Legal Experts

At Bowsers Solicitors, we understand how difficult and complex winding up an estate can be and we want to do everything we can to ease the stress at this difficult time. We take a look at tackling probate to guide you through the process and offer reliable legal advice.

Making A Will Or Giving A Gift On Your Deathbed

In an ideal world, you will have made your Will well in advance of your passing. This is the best way to avoid legal disputes between those inheriting. However, in some cases, Wills will be made or gifts will be given on your deathbed. What does this mean, legally? What kind of gifts can be left and are they valid? Read on to find out.

The Most Common Probate Mistakes And How To Avoid Them

There is no doubt that making an application for probate can be complex. Many people will try to handle it alone and take on all the work involved personally, but this can leave you open to making costly errors that bring extra work and delays.