Tony Grist (poliphilo) wrote,
Tony Grist
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Sorting Out An Estate

Ailz has been up in Derbyshire sorting out her godmother's estate. Her godmother died over a year ago- and the house has stood empty and untouched- but- thanks to the Covid rules this was the first time all three executors were able to get together in one place. They've arranged for the Co-op to manage probate- for a flat fee of £7,000 (sharp intake of breath) which is apparently the bargain basement price...

Ailz set off home at 4.00 o'clock this morning and arrived around 9.30, with the car loaded up with stuff for the charity shop.

She says she's even more in favour than she was of Swedish Death Cleaning- which is where you look at your possessions as if you were your own executor and clear out all the junk that nobody is going to want to inherit- thereby saving your heirs a whole load of trouble...
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