• 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...

Good News for granting Power of Attorney

New guidelines have been published to create more awareness about the use of Lasting Powers of Attorney.

In addition improvements have been made to speed up the process of registering these documents with the Office of the Public Guardian which authorises the use of such Powers.

It is hoped that the combination of these two measures will encourage more people to create Lasting Powers of Attorney in favour of trusted family members or friends in the event of becoming mentally incapable of looking after their own financial /property affairs or for making health decisions.

Dementia, strokes and road accidents all contribute to incapacity and without a Lasting Power of Attorney in place families are forced to apply to the Court of Protection for permission to oversee a loved one’s personal wealth. This is usually a long and expensive route to take.

The two most important documents any parent with assets and children need are a Will and a Lasting Power of Attorney