Title Research covers the extended legalisation of video Will witnessing in their new blog

Title Research covers the extended legalisation of video Will witnessing in their new blog

As of 11 January 2022, the initial legislation laid in 2020 that allows individuals in England and Wales to have their Wills witnessed virtually has been extended to 31 January 2024.

The latest blog from Title Research discusses how the Wills Act 1837 has been amended to allow video witnessing and the potential risks to be aware of when Wills are witnessed online. Also, industry professionals share their opinions on virtual witnessing and the extension, with comments from:

• Ian Bond – Head of Wills and Estates at Thursfields Solicitors
• Michael Culver – Managing Director at Culver Law
• Hannah Coton-Smith – Senior Paralegal at IDR Law
• Jade Gani – Solicitor and Head of Private Client at Meadows Ryan Solicitors

Click here to read the full blog.

Title Research provides a range of genealogical research and asset repatriation services for legal professionals. Their services are designed to streamline the estate administration process, to take the effort out of locating the correct people or assets, and to mitigate against the risk of future dispute or complications. If you have any questions about genealogical research, asset repatriation or how you can work with Title Research, call them on 0345 87 27 600 or email [email protected]

This article was submitted to be published by Title Research as part of their advertising agreement with Today’s Wills and Probate. The views expressed in this article are those of the submitter and not those of Today’s Wills and Probate.

Title Research

http://www.titleresearch.com/

title-research Founded in 1965, we provide a range of expert services that cover every aspect of probate and estate administration. Legal professionals turn to us because they know that we can be trusted to take care of their challenges professionally and competently. We bring clarity to estate administration by delivering proven genealogical research and asset repatriation services that mitigate risk for legal professionals. Key services:

  • Tracing missing or unknown people
  • Family Tree Reconstruction (in cases of Intestacy)
  • Missing Beneficiary Indemnity Insurance
  • Dealing with NA Assets
  • Global Bankruptcy Searches
  • Valuing and Managing UK Assets

X