Order of Priority – Rules of Intestacy

Kings Court Trust’s latest blog explores the rules of intestacy

The rules of intestacy are a pre-defined order of who is entitled to inherit when someone dies intestate and are something we as a probate genealogy firm constantly receive queries about. As a reminder, only married or civil partners and some other close relatives can inherit under the rules of intestacy. There are only eight […]

Managing Complex Probate Cases

Marc White & Co is a legal firm based in Bristol, dedicated to providing a high-quality professional service, offering transparent, straightforward legal advice to individuals and businesses.  We have a small but highly experienced private client team often taking on complex probate cases and taxable estates.  We offer a full estate administration service and our […]

Leadership promotions and growth across Fisher Jones Greenwood

Fisher Jones Greenwood (FJG) has promoted a number of experienced team members into senior leadership roles. The firm, which is currently based in 10 locations across Essex and Suffolk, is embarking on a period of planned expansion, having secured backing from private equity house Blixt in 2021 and becoming part of the larger Lawfront Group. […]

Estatesearch Launches in Canada

Estatesearch has launched in Canada and will now offer asset and liability searches and Will Data Management services to Canadian legal firms. Jonathan Upton, Director, Estatesearch confirmed that the Canadian probate process is “broadly similar” to that of the UK and Canadian lawyers “often face similar challenges to their British counterparts in relation to establishing […]