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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 […]

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… […]

Make your Will for free in 30 minutes

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 […]

When there’s a will there’s a way – Probate explained

When there's a will there's a way - Probate explained

“In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” – Benjamin Franklin

FAQ: Contesting a will, intestacy & inheritance tax

Contesting a will, IHT & Intestacy

Following our blog last month on Estate Planning FAQs I’ve been looking at more questions our customers send us about wills and estates, including contesting a will, the intestacy rules […]

What is estate planning? FAQ: Estate Planning

FAQs: Estate planning

A large majority of questions we get at Rocket Lawyer are about creating wills, trusts and power of attorney documents.

Care costs and the impact on inheritance

The continuing roll-out of inheritance tax reforms is lessening many people’s concerns about their family’s inheritance being eaten into by the demands of the taxman. The impact of care costs, […]

Modernising inheritance – changes to the law of intestacy

Modernising inheritance – changes to the law of intestacy

Today (Wednesday 1st October) changes to the rules that determine what happens to our assets when we die without a will come into force. The new intestacy rules, found in […]

Leave a digital legacy after your death, urges Law Society


People should leave clear instructions about what should happen to their online accounts, computer games and social media pages after their death, the Law Society is warning. Making a complete […]

Powers of attorney – not just for elderly relatives

Family & Personal Law from Rocket Lawyer

Here at Rocket Lawyer, one of our most popular services is our online tool which  allows Rocket Lawyer members to create a general power of attorney. You might wonder why […]

None of us live forever…which is why you need a will.

Family & Personal Law from Rocket Lawyer

The death of a friend or family member is a stressful time for all involved. But, for those left behind, a great deal of heartache can be avoided if the deceased […]