• 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...

Rogues About

A recent case, successfully prosecuted by Nottinghamshire County Council Trading Standards team, shows  clearly that there are rogues about.

An eight strong gang of crooks preyed on elderly and vulnerable people, by cold calling and  door knocking , offering to save them care fees with the use of Trusts. The fraudsters took money and either provided nothing in return or Trusts which they had made up themselves. None of them were legally qualified and they could not produce Trusts , which is a reserved legal activity. They were sentenced to a variety of prison terms, community service and suspended sentences for their

The use of Trusts to protect one’s assets is perfectly legal provided the Trusts are properly drawn up under the law and by suitably qualified persons or firms that specialise in this type of work.

Beware of door knockers and cold callers