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The Dangers of Joint Bank Accounts

21 March 2023 It seems like a sensible idea – a cheap and convenient way for a kind-hearted daughter or son to assist an elderly parent with their finances.  It saves on the “unnecessary” cost of an... READ

Christmas: time to review your Will?

21 December 2022 Christmas is a special time to spend with family and friends, when many of us give and receive gifts from loved ones.  However, it should also be a time when you consider whether your... READ

Worthingtons raised vital funds for charity amid Covid-19 crisis

13 September 2021 Despite the impact of a global pandemic, our solicitors in the Newtownards office managed to give up some of their time in November last year to take part in Will Aid, an annual charity... READ

Do I need an Enduring Power of Attorney?

11 June 2021 Yes, you do, if you want to choose the person who will deal with your property and affairs on your behalf, if you become no longer mentally capable of dealing with them yourself. You... READ

Will Aid – everyone’s a beneficiary

04 November 2020 Having been one of the top contributing firms since 2015 for Will Aid, we are delighted to announce that we will be taking part in the scheme this November, hoping to raise vital funds... READ

Will Aid – £23,225 raised by Worthingtons

16 June 2020 Will Aid is a charity will-writing scheme that works with law firms to raise money for ActionAid, British Red Cross, Christian Aid, NSPCC, Save The Children, Sightsavers, Age UK and Trocaire (Northern Ireland), amongst other charities. Worthingtons have been involved with Will... READ

Temporary Wills Procedure during the Covid-19 Pandemic

15 April 2020 We appreciate that there is a lot of uncertainty during this difficult time and many of you will be interested in making a Will during the Covid-19 crisis. Our aim is to continue to... READ

A charitable way to cut your Inheritance Tax bill

04 November 2019 The introduction of the Residence Nil Rate Band (RNRB) applies to residential property when it is left to a direct descendant and for a married couple from 2021 £1 million of assets can be... READ

My husband died and left me nothing in his will, can I challenge this?

06 July 2012 Huw Worthington of Worthingtons Solicitors provides legal advice on the grounds on which a will may be challenged. My husband died and left me nothing in his will, can I challenge this? Yes, in... READ

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