Writing A Will: Trusts – Part 1 By Titi Adegbile

There are various ways of planning your estate. Wills are the traditional, affordable and relatively easy means of estate planning. Trusts constitute yet another estate planning vehicle now gaining increasing popularity. This session is devoted to a discussion on Trusts. 6.1          WHAT IS A TRUST? A trust is a legal relationship in which a trustee […]

What You Should Know Before Writing a Will – Part 3 By Titi Adegbile

3.8.6.2 State how you would like your profiles to be handled. You may want to completely cancel your profile or keep it up for friends and family to visit. Some sites allow users to create a memorial profile where other users can still see your profile but cannot post anything new. 3.8.6.3 Give the social […]

What You Should Know Before Writing a Will – Part 1

By Titi Adegbile 3.1   THE MEANING OF ‘ESTATE’ Whatever you own from a house to personal effects is your property and forms your estate. 3.2   THE MEANING OF ESTATE PLANNING Estate Planning is the process of anticipating and arranging for the disposal of an estate during a person’s life. Estate planning typically attempts to eliminate […]

What Happens If You Die Without Leaving A Will? – Titi Adegbile

If you die without leaving a valid will, you are said to have died intestate. What happens to an estate where the deceased does not leave a will is dependent on the nature of his marriage in his lifetime. – WHERE THE DECEASED MARRIED UNDER THE MARRIAGE ACT For a man who died without a […]

Putting Your House in Order – Part 3 By Titi Adegbile

A will helps determine the who, what and when of your estate. 1. Exclusion of Rules of Native Law and Custom A will excludes the rules of inheritance under Native Law and Custom, some of which are capable of promoting injustice and gross deprivation amongst siblings and family members. 2. Exclusion of Statutory Rules of […]

Putting Your House In Order – Part 1 By Titi Adegbile

Titi Adegbile

Why Do You Need A Will? Case One: Williams died suddenly last year after a massive stroke at the age of 55. He was a very vibrant, charming, energetic and vivacious gentleman, a professional to the core. Unfortunately, he had absolutely no foreknowledge or premonition of death. He was most unprepared for his transition. Immediately […]