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Support the RNLI and have your Will written for free

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The RNLI is offering its supporters, aged over 55, the opportunity to write their Will for free with us. Our Free Wills Service gives our clients the chance to write their Will free of charge and, if they wish, include a gift to the RNLI. After taking...

Report on health and care of older people

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AGE UK has produced a Briefing on Health and Care of Older People in England 2017 This is a very comprehensive review of demographics, social care and health services in relation to older people. There is also a useful summary of these facts and figures...

Amnesty International UK Make a Will Month

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We are proud to participate in Amnesty's free will-writing scheme ‘Make a Will Month’. Helping to tackle human rights abuses around the world.  We are working with Amnesty International UK by providing a free Will service in return...

Online Guide to Care

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The BBC has republished an online guide to care, which details the costs people face wherever they live in the UK. Crombie Wilkinson Solicitors have specialist solicitors who can provide later life advice, including making a Will and LPA's, Long Term...

Data Protection; Get it Right

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The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has recently imposed fines on several organisations for data breaches: Hampshire County Council was fined 100,000 for failing to implement effective contingency plans to protect personal data when...

Marie Curie Free Will-writing Scheme

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Marie Curie has agreed a set fee with participating solicitors to write a simple single or Mirror Will, or update an existing simple Will. The scheme is open to individuals and couples aged 55 and above. For couples only one person needs to be aged 55 or...

Wills to support Macmillan

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We help with Wills. We are proud to support Macmillan from Monday 19th to Friday 30th September with their Will Writing Campaign promotion.  By supporting this campaign, you will be making a difference to the lives of local people affected by...

YTHC Will Writing Campaign

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York Teaching Hospital Charity Will Writing Campaign Monday 17 Friday 28 October 2016 (weekday appointments only) Why make a Will? Only three out of ten of us will make a Will. This means we are not planning for the future of our loved ones,...

Is your Will registered with Certainty?

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Crombie Wilkinson Solicitors is the Founder Member for the York area for Certainty. Certainty is a National Will Register and Will search service. It is used by the legal profession, the public, charities and financial institutions to register and...

Have you made a Will?

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Almost 1 billion will be left abandoned in bank accounts this year alone by people who die without a Will. According to the rules of intestacy that dictate the distribution of assets when someone dies without a Will in place, the banks must freeze their...

Have you got an LPA?

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86% of people in the Yorkshire and the Humber are currently living with no control over important later-life decisions around their housing, assets, heath, and care, according to a new report by SFE (Solicitors for the Elderly), the national organisation...

10 reasons to use an SFE accredited lawyer

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The decisions and plans you make now will have a huge impact on your later life. Getting them right is essential. An SFE accredited lawyer is an expert in older client law and will ensure you get the best possible legal advice for your future.  Sharon...