What to do when someone dies ?

What to do when someone dies ?

Registering the death The first thing that should be done when someone dies is that their Death should be registered. For deaths in England and Wales the death should be registered within 5 days of the death. Due to Covid 19 the appointment with the registrar will be...
Your questions answered: The Law on Electric Scooters

Your questions answered: The Law on Electric Scooters

Can you ride Electric Scooters on public roads and cycle path? No unless the scooter is part of the government rental trial. Unless the e-scooter is part of the rental trial you cannot ride a e scooter on a public highway or cycle path and no scooter should be used on...
Burial Disputes and the Law

Burial Disputes and the Law

Who has the right to make funeral arrangements for the Deceased ? The starting position is the Executor. Whilst it is thankfully not common we advise from time to time on disputes concerning burial. The executor has a primary duty to dispose of a body and has right of...
Testamentary Capacity Questions answered

Testamentary Capacity Questions answered

What are the requirements for a valid Will ? In summary the Will must be in a form that complies with the Wills Act 1937 section 9 and the person making the Will known as the testator must have testamentary capacity, knowledge and approval and the testator must not be...