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What Happens to Property in Joint Names?

Property that is owned in a “joint tenant” relationship is automatically passed to the other owner irrespective of what is stated in a Will. Property that is owned as “tenants in common” is structured in the form of shares and therefore can be passed onto any chosen beneficiary. Personal joint bank accounts and family homes are usually structured under a joint tenant agreement. You should check with your solicitor or

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Who Can I Include Or Exclude From My Will?

Your Will is exactly that, yours. You can decide to include or exclude anyone you like, however there are laws that may protect people who are deemed to be a dependant or close family member, from being left out of your Will. If a dependant or close family member is left out of your Will it may be challenged in court. It is recommended that if it is your desire

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