• Basic Wills from £150.00
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    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...
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Author Archive | David Dexter

A Right to Reside

A Right of Residence is something you can include in your Will. If you own a house and want to make sure that someone can continue to live in it after you die one of your options is to create a Right of Residence for them. This will make sure that the person keeps the […]

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A Prudent Person’s Needs

Apart from the normal needs of a home,food to eat,clothes to wear,money to spend, age also brings a desire to protect what you have and to ensure it is used to provide for those needs.  In addition the need to know where all your built up savings and property will go when you pass away. […]

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At Your Discretion

If you want a protective shelter for your property and assets after your death then a Discretionary Trust can be built into your Will This type of Trust can be used if your intended beneficiary (ie someone you are leaving some or all of your assets to ) is:- Not happy or able to handle […]

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What will?

Anyone who has a family, or owns assets and savings, should make a Will. But what sort of Will should you make and why? For a single person the Basic Single Will sets out what should happen their estate when they die. It guarantees nothing but sets out how the assets that are remaining at […]

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Have you the capacity?

IN the present litigious environment many Wills are challenged which question the capacity of the testator when making the Will. When taking instructions to make a Will a professional has to consider a variety of matters. To start with, who made the appointment? If not the client then who and why someone else? Is there […]

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Trusts

So what Trusts can I use to protect my assets on death? There are several types of Trusts you can put in your Will to ensure your assets at death will reach your chosen beneficiaries. Firstly there is a Property Protection Trust which can provide a protective shelter for the value of your home allowing […]

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Attorneys, Executors and Trustees

These three titles often confuse many lay people when planning their affairs both for life and death. It is understood that each of the titles refer to someone who is acting on your behalf , but how and when appear to cause confusion. Firstly all of the titles refer to someone you have personally appointed […]

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A Cheap Insurance

The majority of people take out some form of insurance in their lifetime. It can be motor insurance, fire and theft cover, buildings cover, critical illness etc. etc.  All of these protect against future potential accidents or happenings  and of course death  where life assurance is taken out. Annual premiums are paid on these policies […]

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A Plan for all Seasons

The death of a loved one is an extremely grief ridden time for all family and friends. At such a time you are faced with many things to arrange not the least of which is the funeral. Who to choose to administer it, where to hold it, how to conduct it, how to let friends […]

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