• Basic Wills from £125.00
    Basic Wills from £125.00
    Without a valid Last Will and Testament any assets you leave on death will be distributed according to the Rules of Intestacy. These rules lay down a rigid method of estate distribution and make no account of your wishes. Click the image to read more...
  • We realise that most people haven’t experienced probate before. Probate is the administration of a deceased’s Estate by the appointed “executors” in the Will, usually family members. At an already difficult and emotional time, the complexities of executing a Will and establishing any appropriate Trusts can be an arduous task. Click the image to the left to read more...
  • Inheritance Tax is simply a tax on money or possessions you leave behind when you pass on.It can also apply to some “gifts” you make during your lifetime. It is therefore vital that you receive professional Inheritance Tax Advice on your position to minimise the impact and tax paid should the worst happen, ensuring that your loved ones receive as much of your money as possible. Click the image to the left to read more...
  • Without a valid Last Will and Testament any assets you leave on death will be distributed according to the Rules of Intestacy. These rules lay down a rigid method of estate distribution and make no account of your wishes, unless you write a will. Click the image to the left to read more...
  • Lasting Powers of Attorney from £150
    Lasting Powers of Attorney from £150
    Often serious illness or accidents strike without warning. Last year, for example, approximately 130000 people suffered strokes. Without a Lasting Power of Attorney being available this is when it becomes difficult... Click the image to the left to read more...

Author Archive | David Dexter

Consequences

Coved 19 has caused many members of the public to concentrate their minds of the possible consequences of having the virus. Inevitably the prospect of sudden,unexpected death has meant more attention to the implementation of a Will to secure the future of loved ones and family. Following recent reports however, it appears that death is […]

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So Insecure

In the current unusual times it is no surprise for us all to feel insecure. Not knowing if and when we might catch the dreaded virus and then unaware of whether or not we may survive it creates much fear and doubt in our minds. We are constantly informed of the numbers who have succumbed […]

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Lockdown Discount

During this period of lockdown it is not possible to visit clients at home to take instruction. An Information List is available which clarifies the details needed to prepare your Will. This is e-mailed to you for completion and return. Documentation is then posted to you with full instructions on signing and witnessing. In view […]

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So Unpredictable

At the beginning of this new year 2020,with all it’s great potential for the next decade,who would have predicted over 30000 deaths within a matter of 4 months from an unknown disease called Corona Virus. It has always been accepted that death for everyone is inevitable eventually but never has the unpredictability of it been […]

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CoronaVirus

The onset of this virus has made people more aware of the necessity of having a Will. It also begs the question as to whether or not this means that Will Writing is an essential business. Usually, to take instructions, face to face meetings are held to explain the various types of Wills and Trusts […]

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It pays to be civil

From last New Years Eve mixed sex couples can enter into a Civil Partnership and enjoy most of the benefits of being married This is a legal relationship which provides some real financial benefit to those who live together without getting married. The set up costs are nominal compared with a normal marriage Assets can […]

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You can change it you know

If needs be you can change a person’s Will after death, provided any beneficiaries left worse off by the changes agree. Even where there is no Will and the intestacy rules apply changes can be made to inheritances in the same way as if there is a Will. Any changes must be completed within two […]

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Have you a Vulnerable Beneficiary?

It may happen that one or more of the beneficiaries of your Will can be classed as Vulnerable. This is usually someone who is registered as disabled (or would be if an adult) or is a minor who has lost their parents.It could be a person who has lost the ability to manage their own […]

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A Hidden Asset

To prepare for writing a Will it is usual to estimate the value of all the assets which form part of the persons estate. this is done for various purposes including that of considering whether or not any Inheritance Tax may be payable on the total. Many employed people usually think that their home and […]

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