Other Considerations & Services
Despite what is written, making a Will is never as ‘easy’ as most people think it is. In our experience even the most straight forward Wills can and do have areas that need to thought about and discussed. – Read more
Dying without a Will
If you are married and the estate is worth less than £250,000?
The surviving spouse/civil partner gets everything – Read more
Lasting Power of Attorney
Update on LPA fees : from 1st October 2013 registration fees for each LPA is being reduced from £130.00 to £110.00. Great news from the Office of Public Guardian (OPG) – Read more
Why appointing Guardians is so important – Appointing Guardians for your children who are under 18 years ensures they are cared for by people you decide and that are in their best interests. – Read more
Making a Will is essential but the ability to locate the Will when needed is paramount. – Read more
Wills should be reviewed every few years (in our opinion every 4-5 years) or when major events happen in life. It is not correct to assume that once a Will is done, it never needs to be looked at again. – Read More
When Should You Change Your Will?
The following are typical situations when you should change the Will: – Read More
There are various types of Trusts that can be created both inside your Wills and separately, these are used to protect against and mitigate such things as Care Home Fees, Inheritance Tax, Property, Protection of Disabled Children’s future benefits etc. – Read more