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Paul King welcomed to the Leader’s Council

Leaders Council

April King is proud to announce that our CEO Paul King is now a member of the Leader’s Council of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Paul was welcomed to the Council following an interview with the Council last week when he discussed the impact of Covid-19 on the firm.

11 reasons to make a Will

There are many good reasons to make a Will and keep it updated, in contrast with your estate being distributed on ‘intestacy’ rules. For example: Guardians: You can appoint guardians for your minor children rather than leave who will care for them to chance. Find out more about appointing a guardian. Funeral wishes: You can set out your funeral wishes. Even if you really have no preference, this can remove a lot of stress for loved ones who otherwise have to …

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Power of Attorney is not just for elderly people

Power of Attorney - not just for the elderly

No matter what your age, putting in place a Lasting Power of Attorney can give peace of mind that essentially, someone you trust is in sole charge of your affairs if you are no longer able to direct them yourself.

A Gift or a Loan?

A gift or a loan

Your car breaks down and you can’t afford to have it fixed straight away so a friend loans you the money. After a couple of months of monthly payments, your friend offers to write off the debt as a gift to you! You may believe it is easy to determine whether something is a gift or a loan. A simple text or phone call may be enough in this situation for the loan to become a gift. However, in regards …

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3 simple steps to leaving a positive legacy

What's your legacy?

1. Child Trust Funds Leaving inheritance to a child directly in your Will leaves a lot to chance. A child’s possible future challenges such as health, relationships or finance can put their inheritance at risk at a time when they need the comfort and knowledge that their inheritance is safe. A new style Grandparent Will from April King Legal can include Child Trust Fund accounts, these special accounts help children keep control and ownership of their inheritance should they get …

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