Probate and Inheritance Act claims

Losing a loved one is upsetting at any time.  If you are experiencing a dispute with regards to inheritance or trust, we know that you will want to find a solution quickly and with the least amount of stress possible.  We can advise you if you: Have concerns about the validity of a will or codicil. Believe you…

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STEP Code for Will Preparation in England & Wales

Practitioners Code for Will preparation in England and Wales came into effect which introduced a binding set of principles and expected practices for all members of STEP in England & Wales.  The STEP Code for Will preparation lays out a set of ethical principles that demonstrate openly the standard of transparency and service a client…

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Elderly Client Services

At a certain time in your later life, occasions may arise where financial decisions need to be made by you.  At this point you may require support to make those arrangements, if plans have not already been put in place.  Perhaps you have an elderly relative that you wish to help, who is finding those…

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Inheritance and Trusts Disputes

The heartache that follows any death can be unbearable.  If you find yourself in the situation where a loved one has not made arrangements for you within their Will, or perhaps a Will was not made, we are here to help. If you have lost a husband, wife, partner, a former partner or parent, or…

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Court of Protection Applicants

Should one of your loved ones be suffering from a loss of mental capacity and they do not have Lasting Powers of Attorney in place, we understand how important it is for you to be able to manage that person’s affairs and be reassured that, through the careful combination of legal and financial expertise, your…

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Estate Planning

The benefits of planning ahead simply cannot be understated, both for your estate and for your loved ones. We appreciate that these are sensitive situations, however you can be reassured that our dedicated team of experts will carefully guide you through the entire process of planning all areas relating to your life. Perhaps you are…

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Administration of Estates

We understand that dealing with the affairs of a loved one who has passed away can be a daunting and upsetting task. We aim to provide you with support during this difficult time in a caring and cost-effective way. Following a death, it is the role of an executor to ensure that the estate of…

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Inheritance Tax Planning

After you die, your loved ones are left to pick up the pieces.  If you have not astutely planned how to manage your finances on your death, depending on the value of your estate, more of your assets may go to the State, by way of inheritance tax, than you would have wished. Our dedicated…

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Trusts

The word ‘trust’ is so vital to all of us at different stages of our lives.  In fact as a firm, we work incredibly hard to ensure that you, our valued clients, have confidence to put your trust in us to handle any of your personal legal matters.  As for the legal term ‘Trust’, there…

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Powers of Attorney

Should you reach a time when certain decisions need to be made with regards to financial or sensitive personal matters, a lasting power of attorney will give those closest to you the capability to make arrangements in accordance with your wishes.   There are two different types of lasting powers of attorney.  These must be completed…

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