How should Digital Assets be dealt with in your Will?

What is a ‘digital asset’? There is currently no legal definition of digital assets in the UK despite their prevalence in our everyday lives. So what is a ‘digital asset’? […]

The Importance Of Writing A Will As Business Owner

Even if you don’t want to think about it, the unavoidable circumstance of leaving your business will arise in your lifetime. Retirement, passing away or passing the throne are all […]

Is it possible to mediate probate?

In today’s society it seems that long and demanding court proceedings are a part of any probate dispute. Emotions run high and concealed feelings and years of frustration are let […]

Lasting Power of Attorney: What is it and do I need one?

The number of individuals choosing to hand over control of their assets and affairs to a trusted attorney using a lasting power of attorney (LPA) has substantially risen in recent […]

5 reasons why it’s worth conducting an asset search on a deceased estate during probate

When a person dies, it’ll be necessary to go through probate to administer their estate and assets, but how do you know what assets they have? Here are 5 reasons […]

A guide to mirror wills – What are they and why are they important?

More than half of the UK adult population either choose to not have a will or simply don’t recognise the importance of one – but few realise the negative consequences […]

How do I make a will?

At Rocket Lawyer UK, we’ve helped to answer over 10,000 legal questions from our members since 2012. From doing some analysis we’ve managed to pick out some common issues that […]

Can you write your will onto a blockchain? – Smart contracts

Technology keeps evolving and changing. Emerging technology brings innovation and enhances our daily lives. In fact, it’s so innovative that it’s disrupting entire industries and changing the way we live. […]

Digital assets – What happens to these when you die?

Digital assets

As someone who has grown up in the digital age, a large portion of my life is contained virtually. I have accounts with Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, Whatsapp, YouTube, Amazon… […]

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Make a Will Month

There are lots of reasons why people put off creating a Will, but doing so can cause a lot of problems for your loved ones in the future. Protect your […]

Wills – Store in a cool & dry place

Storing your will

So you’ve finally created your Last will and testament. Good job! Creating and executing your will is an important task. But it’s not the final task. There’s just one more […]

How to sign your will correctly

You’ve decided to leave all of your worldly possessions to your pet dog Fluffy. She’s charming, loyal and has provided years of faithful companionship (and you’ve spent a small fortune […]