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Challenging Wills and Other Claims to the Estate: an Update

We are delighted to welcome Mark Baxter from 5 Stone Buildings who will be presenting the next instalment of Certainty Expert Webinars.The webinar will look at recent decisions in contentious probate and related cases, and a review of where the law related to challenging Wills or claiming the estate stands.

April 12th, 2018 | Comments Off on Challenging Wills and Other Claims to the Estate: an Update

Intestacy? Let the search be the judge of that

Outlined below are two case studies following Certainty Will Searches last week where the estates were ‘believed’ to be intestate and the solicitors involved provided polar opposite advice to their clients.

April 10th, 2018 | Comments Off on Intestacy? Let the search be the judge of that

Free Will Bank Registration – 22nd March to 22nd April 2018

In the last Certainty News Room article we highlighted that in January and February 2018, 45% of Certainty Will Searches carried out by the general public found an ‘unknown’ Will.

March 23rd, 2018 | Comments Off on Free Will Bank Registration – 22nd March to 22nd April 2018

Certainty Expert Webinars – Rectification of Wills with Tom Dumont

We are delighted to welcome Tom Dumont, Radcliffe Chambers who will be presenting the next instalment of Certainty Expert Webinars ‘Rectification of Wills’ on Thursday 22nd March at 12.00pm.

March 12th, 2018 | Comments Off on Certainty Expert Webinars – Rectification of Wills with Tom Dumont

Public Will Search Finds Hit 45% Record High in January & February 2018

In January and February 2018, Certainty Will Searches undertaken by members of the public have produced some interesting results that are worth noting.

March 8th, 2018 | Comments Off on Public Will Search Finds Hit 45% Record High in January & February 2018

GDPR: A Ticking Time Bomb is Approaching – Another Millennium Bug or is this Real?

We are delighted to welcome Paul Holland and Jessica Pattison from Beyond Encryption who will be presenting the next instalment of Certainty Expert Webinars with Steve Sharpe from LAN2LAN on Wednesday 28th February at 12.00pm.

February 14th, 2018 | Comments Off on GDPR: A Ticking Time Bomb is Approaching – Another Millennium Bug or is this Real?

Do you check that a Will Writer (non-SRA regulated organisation) is not holding a Will or a later Will for the estate that you are about to distribute?

We are pleased to announce that when you use a Certainty Will Search Combined you can now include a search of Will Writers from both the Institute of Professional Will Writers (IPW) and The Society of Will Writers (SWW) in your search.

February 13th, 2018 | Comments Off on Do you check that a Will Writer (non-SRA regulated organisation) is not holding a Will or a later Will for the estate that you are about to distribute?

Certainty National Will Register: Challenging Wills to the Estate: an Update – April 2018

When: Thursday 26th April – 12.00pm  We are delighted to welcome Mark Baxter from 5 Stone Buildings who will be presenting the next instalment of Certainty Expert Webinars. The webinar will look at recent decisions in contentious probate and related cases, and a review of where the law related to challenging Wills or claiming the […]

January 28th, 2018 | Comments Off on Certainty National Will Register: Challenging Wills to the Estate: an Update – April 2018

Law Firm Procedures Protect Their Clients After Death

When a member of the public performs a Certainty Will search it does not disclose the existence of a Will, should one exist. If a Will was written and a positive match is made the searcher’s details are sent directly to the firm that holds the Will for them to make contact.

January 25th, 2018 | Comments Off on Law Firm Procedures Protect Their Clients After Death

Suspect Wills and Dodgy Relatives

We are delighted to welcome Anna Wonnacott from GA Solicitors who will be presenting the next instalment of Certainty Expert Webinars being held on Wednesday 24th January at 1.00pm.

January 16th, 2018 | Comments Off on Suspect Wills and Dodgy Relatives