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  • Wills, Trusts & Probate

    Posted 20.3.24

    Using Trusts for Disabled Beneficiaries

    As a parent of a child with disabilities or severe learning difficulties, you’ll be well aware of the increased care and support your child requires on a day to day basis.

  • Wills, Trusts & Probate

    Posted 31.7.23

    Creating a Trust – When is it worth it?

    In this short guide to trusts, we’ll look at the advantages and disadvantages of creating a trust. Once equipped with this knowledge, you’ll be in a position to make an informed decision whether it’s the right option for you or not.

  • Wills, Trusts & Probate

    Posted 28.7.23

    Wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney: A Guide to ...

    You may well have seen the news that renowned TV presenter Fiona Phillips has sadly been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease

  • Wills, Trusts & Probate

    Posted 28.7.23

    How to gift your property to avoid care fees

    Often, clients come forward asking about gifting their property, primarily to circumvent potential future care fees.

  • Wills, Trusts & Probate

    Posted 5.5.23

    Understanding Deputyship orders and changes to the ...

    In this article, we will explore what a Deputyship application entails and how these changes will impact the process.

  • Wills, Trusts & Probate

    Posted 11.4.23

    The Right Choice: The importance of choosing the ...

    A recent article concerning a young woman who abused her position as her grandfather’s attorney to steal tens of thousands of pounds has highlighted the importance of selecting the right attorneys.

  • Wills, Trusts & Probate

    Posted 27.2.23

    Lasting power of attorney – Why it’s ...

    Appointing someone to act on our behalf if we become unable to make or communicate decisions ourselves is vital, not only for our finances but also for your health and care.

  • Wills, Trusts & Probate

    Posted 23.2.23

    Is my will enforceable? – What can happen if ...

    A will is an expression of one's last wishes. If it's drafted unfairly or without proper consideration of all its parties, the consequences could be far-reaching.

  • Wills, Trusts & Probate

    Posted 1.9.22

    Rogue will writers – how unregulated will ...

    Not only does the unregulated will writing market leave vulnerable people wide open for exploitation, but such firms do not have the requisite legal training to draft wills effectively. This lack of expertise can lead to errors and could lead to needlessly large inheritance tax bills.

  • Wills, Trusts & Probate

    Posted 6.7.22

    To gift or not to gift? Leaving charitable gifts in ...

    In this short blog, we talk you through the benefits of leaving charitable gifts in your will. Learn how leaving a percentage of your will to charity can reduce inheritance tax and prevent your estate from falling into intestacy rules.

  • Wills, Trusts & Probate

    Posted 19.5.22

    Lasting Powers of Attorney: providing legal ...

    None of us want to face the idea that our faculties may potentially fail us one day, and so many people put off thinking about such topics as making a Will or Lasting Power of Attorney until perhaps it is too late.

  • Will & Estate Disputes

    Posted 4.5.22

    The Fact-Specific Nature of the Inheritance Act ...

    When it comes to matters of inheritance, matters can quickly become complicated when there is a dispute......

  • Wills, Trusts & Probate

    Posted 29.3.22

    Why you need a will if you’re running a ...

    In this blog, we explain why you need a will in place if you run a family business. Learn how a will can protect your assets and your business.

  • Wills, Trusts & Probate

    Posted 25.3.21

    The Importance of Lasting Power of Attorney

    Discover the importance of Lasting Power of Attorneys and why people should consider them when planning for the future.

  • Wills, Trusts & Probate

    Posted 12.7.19

    Choosing your Power of Attorney

    Christine Thornley, Head of the Wills, Trusts & Probate department discusses what to consider when you choose your Power of Attorney.

  • Will & Estate Disputes

    Posted 17.5.19

    Who Should Be the Executor of My Will?

    Choosing the right Executors of your Will is a significant consideration as this carries important legal duties and responsibilities.

  • Wills, Trusts & Probate

    Posted 9.4.19

    What Would Happen If I Die Without a Will?

    One of the most important things you can do is make a Will, Without one, rules of intestacy apply which may mean your estate is not distributed as you wish.

  • Will & Estate Disputes

    Posted 10.4.18

    A Rise in Disputes Over Ashes

    The Rising popularity in cremation is increasing the amount of disputes over who gets custody of the ashes.

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