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Who do you want making your decisions when you can’t?

Posted on April 27th 2021

Over the past 12 months we have seen a huge increase in the number of clients looking to get their affairs in order and put a Will together. Having a Will is important as it allows you to decide what happens to your property, possessions...

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The dangers of ‘DIY Wills’!

Posted on January 28th 2021

Writing a Will yourself may seem tempting, but we often see badly written ones which can have a devasting effect on somebody’s estate. We have collated some common pitfalls of what could go wrong. The Will may not be signed correctly causing it to be...

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Can I still make a Will during Lockdown 2?

Posted on November 9th 2020

Oliver & Co have remained open throughout the pandemic and will remain open during the second lockdown due on Thursday. We are proud to say we will continue to help our clients during these difficult and very challenging times. We have adapted and made changes...

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Cohabiting Couples – Why you should make a Will

Posted on September 28th 2020

A Will is an important document which ensures your wishes are carried out once you are no longer here. If you die without a Will the rules of intestacy will determine what will happen to your estate. The rules of intestacy currently make provision for...

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Oliver & Co shortlisted for Firm of the Year (North)

Posted on August 7th 2020

Earlier this week we announced that we have been shortlisted for the Community Involvement Award at The British Wills and Probate Awards 2020. We weren’t happy being shortlisted in just one category and we are ecstatic to announce that we have also been shortlisted for...

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Oliver & Co shortlisted for Community Involvement Award

Posted on August 5th 2020

We are extremely proud and excited to announce that we have been shortlisted for a category in the British Wills and Probate Awards 2020. Oliver & Co are one of three companies who have been shortlisted for the Community Involvement Award. This award is all...

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Why make a Will?

Posted on June 24th 2020

A Will is one of the most important documents you will prepare during your lifetime. Below we have listed 8 reasons why you should consider putting a Will in place or review your existing Will. Appoint Guardians for your Children You can name who you...

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Making a Will while Social Distancing

Posted on April 8th 2020

During these uncertain times we have received an increasing number of clients enquiring about whether it is possible to prepare wills while social distancing. We want to reassure you that despite the current pandemic, it is still business as usual at Oliver & Co and...

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Lasting Power of Attorney – Preparing for the Future

Posted on May 21st 2019

Lasting Power of Attorney It is a common misconception that family members have an automatic right to make decisions on your behalf if you have lost the capacity to do so yourself. A Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) is a powerful legal document, that can...

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