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Why digital assets should be included in a Will

on Nov 11, 2020 4:10:30 PM By | Kings Court Trust | Estate Administration Blog Digital Assets Will
Traditionally, cash, properties, high value possessions, investments, etc. all formed part of a person’s estate when they passed away. However, in the 21st century, digital assets are becoming more and more common when administering an estate.
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Should Will registration be mandatory?

on Oct 21, 2020 3:57:40 PM By | Kings Court Trust | Blog Will
£15 billion – This is the estimated value of unclaimed assets shown to be outstanding in recent research by The Independent. The reason these assets were unclaimed? Simply because a Will could not be located.
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Virtual Will witnessing: Are we at risk of seeing more disputed Wills?

on Oct 14, 2020 11:05:18 AM By | Kings Court Trust | Blog Will Will Disputes COVID-19
In August, we published a blog on the changes being made to the Wills Act 1837, which prescribes how Wills are to be created in the UK. These changes are have now taken effect, so how do professionals feel about the amendment? They’re quite torn.
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