You're looking forward to the big day but there are so many details to consider including the legal details. If you already have a Will before getting married, keep in mind that tying the knot can affect that Will.
Most of us don't really think about making a will - it can be an uncomfortable subject. Or maybe you do intend to make one but it has gone on the backburner. In the past, a few persons have asked me if you can just draft one yourself. So can you make your own will?
I WAS IN A COMMON LAW RELATIONSHIP BUT MY PARTNER HAS SINCE PASSED AWAY. HOW DO I ENSURE I RECEIVE A SHARE OF MY PARTNER’S ESTATE?
When a person who was in a common law relationship passes away WITHOUT A WILL and leaves behind a surviving partner, that surviving partner can claim a share of the deceased's estate. With the help of an attorney, the surviving cohabitant must:
Maybe you've heard these terms before but what do they mean? And what happens when someone dies "testate" or "intestate" in Trinidad and Tobago?
A will tells everyone what should happen to your money, property and possessions after you die (all of these things together are called your ‘estate’).
Thinking about making a will seems like a morbid subject. However, life is uncertain and we don't know when we may go. So here are six (6) good reasons why you should consider making a will: