This page provides a series of short articles Wills and Guardianship. They have been written with a focus on English law and are intended for those who come from or who have assets in England and Wales. These articles are only intended as information and should not be construed as personalised advice. If you have any questions please contact us.
A Last Will and Testament is a legal document. It sets out your wishes for the distribution of your assets in the event of your death.
Appointment of guardians for young children is an essential part of looking after your family’s interests. Over the last 50 years, people have delayed starting a family until later in life.
Most expatriates I meet have not got a Will. Will writing is often associated with the sick or old. So it is not surprising very few expatriates have a Will. Wills in Dubai are rare.