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Welcome to the watersrule solicitors blog. The blog contains general legal news updates and news from our firm. For expert legal advice on any matter please contact our solicitors (Stirling: 01786 235 235; Tillicoultry: 01259 753 330)

Court Accepts Text as Official Will

In an interesting will dispute case from Australia, Brisbane Supreme Court has ruled that an unsent text found on the mobile phone of a deceased man can be taken as his official will, reports the BBC.

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Over-50s Prioritise Leaving an Inheritance over Personal Spending

New research has revealed that the over-50s are choosing to cut back on personal spending so they can build an inheritance pot for their loved ones. However, their children don’t share this view and would rather their parents spent their money on themselves during retirement instead of leaving it behind.

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The Importance of Updating Your Will

Charity will campaign Will Aid has highlighted the importance of keeping your will up-to-date to reflect any changes in personal circumstances.

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Parents Support Early Inheritance Giving

New research into gifting behaviour has found that parents want to give away early inheritance gifts to help their children financially now rather than making them wait.

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Less than Half of Adults in the U.S. have a Will

Recent research from the United States has found that only 42% of adults have estate planning documents such as a will or living trust in place. The percentage is even lower among those with children under age 18 (36%).

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Heir Uncovers Unexpected Inheritance

If you ever find yourself named as a beneficiary in a will, then normally the bequest that you receive is quite straightforward, such as a sum of money or a treasured memento. However, this is not always the case.

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