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Taking a closer look at Businesses and Wills

Posted on March 13th 2023

If you are in business, it is important that your intentions are made clear regarding what will happen to your business in the event of your death. If you do not have a Will in place then any of the following scenarios could apply: *Your...

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When Should I Review my Will?

Posted on January 23rd 2023

The 23rd – 29th January 2023 is national ‘Review your Will Week’ launched by the Solicitors for the Elderly (‘SFE’), an organisation committed to providing an excellent service to all clients, particularly elderly people. At Oliver & Co Solicitors, we are proud to take part...

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Making a Lasting Power of Attorney in World Alzheimer’s Month

Posted on September 21st 2022

September is World Alzheimer’s Month – a global campaign to raise awareness and challenge the stigma surrounding Alzheimer’s disease. Every three minutes, someone in the UK develops dementia. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia. When a person receives an Alzheimer’s diagnosis, it...

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Chester Firm Oliver & Co Solicitors Shortlisted for Two National Awards

Posted on September 13th 2022

Oliver & Co has been shortlisted for two categories in the British Wills & Probate Awards 2022. Organised by Today’s Wills and Probate, the awards celebrate excellence in legal services and recognise the successes of companies working in the Wills & Probate sector. The two...

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The Importance of Updating your Will

Posted on July 8th 2022

Having a Will is arguably one of the most important things you can do for yourself and your loved ones. It is equally as important to ensure that your Will is kept under review and updated when necessary. Regularly reviewing your Will can prevent it...

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Equity Release – Myth Busters

Posted on May 26th 2022

Equity Release is a popular option for many people who would like to remain living in their own homes but would like to raise some cash in order to fund their lifestyle, support a comfortable retirement, or fund home improvements, amongst many other reasons. Is...

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What is a Life Interest Trust?

Posted on May 19th 2022

The most common way for couples to make Wills is to leave all of their assets to each other on the first death, and to their children on the second. While there is nothing wrong with this structure, it can sometimes cause problems and lead...

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Myth-Busters – Wills

Posted on March 24th 2022

  Our Wills and Probate Department regularly speak to clients who wish to organise their affairs by preparing a Will. A Will is an important document to have in place sooner rather than later to ensure that your wishes relating to your assets are made...

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5 Key Responsibilities of Executors

Posted on February 24th 2022

The appointment of an Executor in your Will should be a carefully considered appointment. There is a great deal of responsibility to make sure an Estate is administered properly and that the wishes stated in your Will are carried out. Five key responsibilities are highlighted...

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Probate Explained

Posted on November 5th 2021

Dealing with the loss of a loved one is a difficult and unique experience for many people. It can be particularly overwhelming if you have never been through the process before. At Oliver & Co Solicitors we pride ourselves on offering a considerate and compassionate...

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