Making a will: Sharp rise for intestate queries

The number of enquiries about people who have died without making a will has more than doubled over the past five years, Citizens Advice says.

The charity told BBC 5 live Daily it had 1,522 such queries in 2011, rising to 3,747 in 2015, along with a rise in queries about problems executing wills.

According to a YouGov survey, nearly two thirds of the British adult population do not have a will.

Lawyers say not leaving one can cause financial stress for loved ones.

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