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Murray Beith Murray is a leading Scottish private client law firm.

For over 170 years we have specialised in meeting the legal, financial and administrative needs of individuals and families, family trusts, charities and private companies.

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Andrew has specialised exclusively in advising individual clients and charities for over 15 years. Andrew enjoys developing long-term relationships with clients and advising them at all stages of their lives. 

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Can a Will be altered after death?

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For many of us, a Will is one of the most important documents that we will ever prepare. Knowing that our wishes are explicitly stated for our loved ones to follow after our death can bring some comfort. We might rewrite or alter our Wills as we progress through life, but what happens if changes are needed to your Will after you have died? Is it possible to do this? This post will discuss the situations where this issue might arise and what can be done.

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Dealing with an estate in Scotland with international connections

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Dealing with a loved one's estate can be a difficult task at a highly emotional time. However, an executor's role can be further complicated when the estate to be dealt with has international elements to it. Perhaps the deceased passed away while living abroad or held assets in another country. Either way, the process for dealing with an estate across multiple jurisdictions can seem daunting. In this post, we look at some of the matters you need to be aware of when dealing with an estate with international connections.

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The Scotsman: Power of Attorney is our ultimate insurance policy

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Murray Beith Murray Partner, Andrew Paterson writes in The Scotsman today. Read the full article below, republished by kind permission of The Scotsman:

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How long does it take to wind up an estate?

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If a loved one has passed away, you may be wondering how long it might take to wind up the estate. However, there is no simple answer to this question. The length of time it might take to wind up an estate will depend on many factors, but you can expect the process to take at least six months.

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Can my Executor also be a Beneficiary of my Will?

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A crucial part of the estate planning process is choosing your executor and, for many, this will typically be a loved one such as your spouse or children. However, this raises the question as to whether they can also be named as a beneficiary or if this could cause them to be disinherited from your Will.

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