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We’ve scooped the big one, the ISPW is running the first Bereavement Counselling two day training course ever to be held in Scotland on 18th & 19th April under the expert direction of Colin Moore, the founder of the Funeral Consultancy.
At the end of the two day’s training everyone will be awarded Affiliate membership of the Association of Community Funeral Advisers (ACFA), a growing network of trained funeral advisers who can offer independent funeral advice and practical help to individuals or families, looking forward to all that extra knowledge & understanding.
 

New Year resolutions are definitely in full swing this month.  Lots of people are deciding to put the right things in place to protect their loved ones in the future; also people with wills dusting them off and deciding that life has moved on and they need to do something...

 
As a Willwriter the amount of conversations I have with clients about not wanting a burial because no one in the family is prepared to look after the plot for generations to come.
Perhaps it’s because families move away, some drift apart and some just don’t know where previous generations...

 

 
When you are over the age of 12 in Scotland.
 
OK so not many takers at that age although I do have two young clients that did just that, another story for another blog. 
 
Anyway, a call from a young man of 19.  He had just moved into his first property, got...


Yesterday afternoon I gave a talk on the hazards and pitfalls of not having a will in place and the way the law dictated who gets what if you don't.
My group of ladies went very quiet and attentive and listened before asking some very pertinent and searching questions! I...

 


Perhaps you wrote your will years ago and although you know it needs updating you think you’ll leave it for a while as you can’t afford it and don’t feel you are going to die yet!
Its scary, but understandable, that people put it off till tomorrow, especially if there...

So you need to be in Scotland to use the services of a professional willwriter?
Far from it.  I am currently working with two sets of clients in Denmark (totally unrelated) and clients in Cyprus who have assets in Scotland that they need to sort out.  Although we always have at...

 


Hope to see lots of other networkers at Janet Torleys massive networking event tomorrow at the Capital Hotel Edinburgh, make sure you say hello when we meet.

 
I spent Valentines evening in a hospital 50 miles away,signing off a will for a client who had taken a turn for the worse and had landed up in hospital, as soon as his daughter called to tell me we would have to put off the signing till he...

 
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  •  "Dennis Gardener was polite, respectful, discreet, informative and efficient. He provided me with excellent guidance and advice with regards to my will and Power of Attorney . He is a professional in every sense of the word. I would not hesitate to recommend" 

    Sheena Wright
  •  "We were given very detailed guidance on all aspects which we felt we needed to do in a way which was easily understood. At all times we felt completely at ease and able to ask questions as they arose. We were impressed at how quickly things fell into place as it is obviously a big subject. A very professional job! Thank you." 

    Mr N Wells and Mrs A Wells
  • "Dennis Gardener was polite, respectful, discreet, informative and efficient. He provided me with excellent guidance and advice with regards to my will and Power of Attorney . He is a professional in every sense of the word. I would not hesitate to recommend"

    Frederick Rainey