• Basic Wills from £125.00
    Basic Wills from £125.00
    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 £150
    Lasting Powers of Attorney from £150
    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...

Tag Archives | Powers of Attorney

Consequences

Coved 19 has caused many members of the public to concentrate their minds of the possible consequences of having the virus. Inevitably the prospect of sudden,unexpected death has meant more attention to the implementation of a Will to secure the future of loved ones and family. Following recent reports however, it appears that death is […]

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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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Peace of Mind

Many people I meet on the subject of Wills seek an answer to the nagging thought of what will happen after their death. What will happen to their belongings and assets,who will deal with them,how and who are executors appointed,what about the funeral,can pets be taken care of,is spouse able to continue living in house […]

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Simon Cowell knows when

It is reported today that Simon Cowell has had a DNA test which tells him when he is going to die. Apparently he is good for another 40 years yet. This will certainly give him time to plan his affairs to ensure the maximum part of his estate will reach his loved ones on his […]

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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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Shaky signature prevents access to savings

Reported in the Daily Mail on 17 October are details of a 90 year old who is being prevented from accessing his savings to pay his care fees  by the Yorkshire Building Society who says it cannot recognise his signature. The elderly pensioner is still sound of mind and wishes to retain control of his […]

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The Best Move

After a year long campaign by a carer of a disabled son Ministers and MP’s are calling for banks to improve services offered to carers and those operating bank accounts on behalf of elderly or disabled relatives. According to an article in the Mail on Sunday there are approximately six million people caring for spouses, […]

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