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Providing for pets in a will
People with pets count them as part of the family. It makes sense to think about who you want to care for them following your death.
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Jersey’s succession laws & your family finances
Jersey’s succession laws are not widely understood and especially not their impact on how parties should behave during their lifetime. This is the issue of forced heirship (or légitime) and it’s often neglected little cousin, rapport à la masse.
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Have you got a will?
People will often say “I am too young to think about a will” or more usually “the law says my children will inherit my assets so I need not make a will”. It may be a silly thing to say but as with most things in life, death is not so straight forward.
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Brussels IV: Own property abroad?
If you own land in the EU – for example a holiday home - you should be aware of the new Regulation 650 / 2012 which came into force on the 17th August 2015 also known as Brussels IV.
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Have you got the will to make a will?
Many of us sit down at the beginning of each year and make a list of things which we hope to achieve in the coming months. But what about planning for the longer-term?
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New mental health law aims to bring peace of mind
Most of us take for granted our ability to think clearly, make decisions and even judge the quality of an opening line to an article! So, what happens if one day you come to lose that ability?
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Where there is a will there is a way!
If you do not make a will, this may not happen and the law will dictate who will inherit from you. This will create a situation called an intestacy.
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Modernisation of Jersey’s inheritance laws
Wills and Succession Law (Jersey) 1993 has been updated granting the same inheritance rights to civil partners as heterosexual married couples whether or not there is a Will
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To will or not to will?
Nobody likes to think about death, particularly their own. However, making preparations for your death has many advantages.
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Digital life after death
Digital assets should be viewed as a form of property. They can be transferred or bequeathed to those who you wish to receive them by way of a will.

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