Wills, Probates, Trusts and Lifetime Planning
Who do you wish to benefit from your estate?
What will happen to your children if you die whilst they are still young?
A Will is one of the most important documents a person can make as well as a lasting Power of Attorney, which decides who will look out for you if you become unable to handle your own finances because of mental incapacity caused by illness or an accident?
Are you, like many concerned about how you would fund long term care and the fear you could lose your home and not be able to leave it loved ones?
An experienced solicitor will be able to put things in place to navigate the uncertain roads of life. Speak to our specialist solicitors and we will protect you and your loved ones in the long term.
Will Writing in Staines
A high quality professionally drafted Will is vital, so you can leave your estate in the hands of the right people when you die, whilst also avoiding disputes, mitigating tax, appointing guardians. It is so important to protect your estate with an expertly drafted Will, which will give you peace of mind.
Probate is the process by which the deceased’s executors gain authority to handle the deceased’s assets
in accordance with their Wills – where there is no Will we can help the family obtain Letters of Administration.
On the death of a relative or friend, we can help in fully explaining the terms of the will, the procedures and tax issues involved. We can deal with all the paperwork and tax on your behalf. We have specialists who will deal with the administration of the estate in a sensible, caring and cost-effective way, keeping you regularly informed.
If you want to do as much of the administration as possible yourself, we can provide a helping hand from time to time, as required.
Although trusts can seem complex, they are both an effective tool in reducing tax liability during your lifetime and on death and in helping to deal with complicated family circumstances or requirements. Trusts can also be used to protect assets in many and varying circumstances including protecting your entitlement to benefits if you have received compensation from a Personal Injury or Clinical Negligence claim.
There are various types of trusts available, some are simple and can provide some tax savings whereas more complex trusts could save hundreds of thousands of pounds in tax or be used to protect against financial abuse of vulnerable family members
Contact us today for a confidential discussion.