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Two-thirds of parents still don’t have a Will

The ‘Changing family structures: The Will writing industry in 2018’ research paper from Kings Court Trust has provided new insights into the UK’s Will writing industry. The research revealed that although 45% of adults have a Will, those most at risk of not having their wishes followed if they were to die intestate still don’t have a Will. More worrying is that an astonishing number of adults with children don’t have a Will! The research found that only one in three adults with children in the household have a Will. In comparison 58% of adults ……read more>>>

Civil Partnerships set to be extended to mixed-sex couples

All couples in England and Wales will be able to choose to enter into a civil partnership Theresa May has announced that all couples in England and Wales will be able to choose to enter into a civil partnership, instead of getting married. Currently, the law allows same-sex couples to either marry or enter into a civil partnership but mixed-sex couples can only choose to marry. Theresa May is planning to change this by taking a Bill through Parliament, to give everyone the same choices. The Civil Partnership Act, which came into force in 2005, allowed same-sex couples to enter into civil partnerships and then in March 2014, it became legal for ……read more>>>