• 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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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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Thereby hangs a Parliament

With the results of the General Election now available there is no political party with an overall majority. This means a Hung Parliament This will make it difficult for the largest party to implement its manifesto policies. It is therefore reasonable to expect little change in the foreseeable future to either the burden of social […]

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Protect your assets–‘ Now ‘

According to the Conservative Party manifesto for the forthcoming General Election if they get back into government they intend to reform social care. They plan to include the value of your home residence in the assets to assess your ability to pay for care costs. With certain exemptions this is already taken into the calculations […]

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Stealth Tax -U-turn

It has now been announced that the Government is not to proceed with the increase in the costs of obtaining Probate. These increases were due to be introduced at the beginning of May but have now been withdrawn. The protest from government back benchers combined with the forthcoming General Election were the probable reasons for […]

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A Challenging Time

Figures just released show that during 2015 a record number of 14167 Wills were challenged in the Courts. This represented almost 21% increase over the previous year. The main causes appear to be divorces, remarriages and the ever rising property values in estates of deceased persons. Most disputes involve the distribution of assets by disappointed […]

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Goodbye House

Research carried out for the Royal London Insurance Company found that bills for a typical stay in a care home were likely to be between £50000 and £93000.and that the total would mean a loss of between a fifth and a half of the value of an average house. It found that on average someone […]

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Up they Go

A new system of Probate Charges to be introduced in May will see them rocket upwards. The fee payable to Government by Executors of a Will for permission to administer the estate of a deceased person will now be based on a sliding scale. For estates valued between £50000 and £300000 the fee will be […]

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Something to Harp about

Out of a £1.3m estate the deceased’s son is only to inherit an antique Harp with an estimated value of approx. £3000, according to a story in a daily newspaper today. The bulk of the estate is bequeathed to his sister and five grandchildren. The son is now challenging the Will in London’s High Court […]

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Life in Ruins

‘Life in Ruins’ is how Danae Brooks describes her life after the death of her second husband who died suddenly without signing his Will. In an article in the magazine YOU this week she implores people to make a Will and sign it or face the emotional and practical turmoil she has suffered for the […]

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