• Basic Wills from £150.00
    Basic Wills from £150.00
    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 £195
    Lasting Powers of Attorney from £195
    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...

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Lincoln Wills Advice Articles

Pension Pot Perils

With the new legislation on Pension Pot withdrawals coming into force from April 2015 there are considerable risks for those who take out large lump sums. The immediate effect is to increase the value of your estate for Inheritance Tax purposes. A large withdrawal from your pension pot added together with the value of the […]

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When Dementia Strikes

When the first signs of Dementia appear it is imperative to put your health and financial affairs in order. Initially you will probably be in full control of your faculties but as time progresses you will begin to lose control of your mental and physical abilities. To ensure your affairs are put in order the […]

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Affordable Funeral Plans

Our recent association with ‘Golden Leaves Limited’ , a company specialising in the provision of Funeral Plans, enables us to offer really affordable Funeral Plans . The average cost of a funeral today is approximately £3600. This has to be found by your executors out of the assets you leave in your estate. The executors […]

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What would my parents have wanted?

In a period of grief following death how often is the question raised by bewildered loved ones ” what would mother or father wanted to happen?  Which of us will inherit the chattels in the house and the car? Are we to sell the house and divide the proceeds? If so are they to be […]

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Prevention is better than Cure

Why wait for a liability to Inheritance Tax or the enforced sale of your property for Care Home Fees? If you take action now by making the right sort of Will you can avoid these future maladies. A revocable Life Interest Trust Will cures the first and a Property Protection Trust Will cures the second. […]

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Spouse Care Problems

Imagine your spouse developing Alzeimers and having to be taken into care as a result. Also picture that you have made mirror Wills leaving everything to each other in the first instance and that you own your home jointly. A scenario could develop where you die first and all your assets then pass to your […]

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Loss of Power

We all know how inconvenient and uncomfortable it is when the electricity or gas goes off at home and we lose the power to carry out the normal functions of ordinary living. Fortunately in this day and age it doesn’t last too long and sometimes we can even claim compensation for any loss or trouble […]

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Advice Articles

Please check back regularly for our latest advice articles to help you plan your estate effectively. Coalition Government  It looks as though  22 June  2010 is the date to watch out for. This is when the first Budget of the new Government is to be produced. Initial announcements indicate no change in the Inheritance tax rates and […]

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