Wills and Probate
It is easy to put off making a Will, but it is the most important thing to do to protect your family when you die and to ensure that the assets in your estate pass to the people who you want to benefit.
If you die without a Will, certain rules under law decide how your money, property and possessions should be allocated. This may well not be in line with your wishes or what you thought would happen.
A Will gives you a choice about what will happen to your property and other belongings after your death. It can also deal with other matters such as who you would like to deal with all your formalities, i.e. your executors, what kind of funeral you would prefer as well as to whom your possessions will be left.
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Making a Will
A Will is a document, which comes into effect when you die. In your Will you identify what you want to happen with your property and assets after your death.
Powers of Attorney
We can provide advice and complete Powers of Attorney and Lasting Powers of Attorney for you, a friend or family members.
Administration of Estates (Probate)
We can provide advice and deal with administrating estates in the unfortunate event of a relative dying.
Inheritance Tax Planning
IHT is the tax payable on death. Transfers between UK domiciled spouses/civil partners and to UK charities are exempt, regardless of amount.
Personal Injury Trusts
The trust is created by you when you sign a special document called a ‘trust deed’.
Grant of Representation
A Grant of Representation is a Court Order issued by one of the Probate Registries of the High Court, which gives authority to the “Personal Representatives” to deal with a deceased’s estate.
Court of Protection
We can, on your behalf, provide advice in the unfortunate event of a relative becoming mentally incapable of managing their affairs and there is no Lasting Power of Attorney in place.
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