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  • LPA uptake continues to surge in face of worsening delays
    Despite the Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) experiencing worsening delays, new research indicates that the number of Power of Attorney applications continues to soar in England and Wales.  Over six million Powers of Attorney were currently registered with the Office of the Public Guardian at the end of March 2022, an increase of 5.3 […]
  • The 10 millionth Will has been registered on the UK’s register of Wills
    The National Will Register recently stated that it currently has over 10 million Wills in its database.  According to a 2021 survey conducted by insurance provider Canada Life, around two in every five UK individuals, or 21 million people, have created a Will, implying that The National Will Register claims to have over half of […]
  • Man with no Will leaves £250,000 estate to 31 relatives he never knew  
    Richard Ticehurst, a 70-year-old man who lived in a run-down house with no electricity or gas, has left a quarter of a million-pound estate to 31 relatives he seemed to have no idea existed!   Ticehurst was an only child with no known relatives, and he had no wife or children. Finders International was tasked with […]