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  • An Executor must deal with the deceased's assets, ensure the deceased's debts are paid and distribute the estate to the beneficiaries.

  • Beneficiaries of a will are people, charities or institutions who benefit from the will.

  • When you leave something in your will to another person/charity/institution.

  • Sadness arising from someone close to you passing away.

  • Gifts to a charity.

  • A legal paragraph.

  • A never ending trust.

  • A Court which has jurisdiction over the financial affairs, property and welfare of those who do not have capacity to make decisions for themselves.

  • A person who has passed away.

  • A legal document used by a beneficiary to reject a gift/interest in a deceased's estate.

  • A legal document that allows the distribution of the estate to be changed by the beneficiaries.

  • Intentionally decreasing your assets in an attempt to reduce the amount you have to contribute to care home fees.

  • A legal document which could be used to appoint a person/people to help manage your property and financial affairs.

  • A financial interest in a property/business.

  • Assets belonging to a deceased person forms their estate.

  • A will which has been signed, dated and witnessed correctly.

  • The people you choose to follow the instructions in your will and administer your estate.

  • A Lasting power of attorney document that relates to the donor's property and financial affairs.