Area Wills, Probate and LPAs

Deputyship Orders

Where an individual no longer has capacity to make their own decisions this can cause problems for their family and friends, not least due to the fact that they will not be able to have a Will drawn up on their…

Lasting Powers of Attorney

A Lasting Power of Attorney (often shortened to LPA) allows you to appoint one or more persons (known as your attorneys) to help you make decisions or to make decisions on your behalf. Your attorney should be someone you trust, typically…

Business Property Relief

Not every investment or interest in a business will qualify for Business Property Relief (BPR), but BPR will typically be available for: Shares in an unquoted qualifying company, even a minority holding Shares in a qualifying company listed on the…

Tax Planning

There are only 2 strategies to avoid inheritance tax: (1) die poor, or (2) plan ahead! Until fairly recently, it was only necessary for the wealthy to plan ahead but with the nil rate band reducing in real terms year…

Wills

It is never too early for you to make a Will. Our lawyers can meet you face to face, or work remotely depending on your needs. Our Will Info Pack and Questionnaire details some of the matters you should consider when…

18 to 25 Trusts

An “18 to 25” trust is identical to a Bereaved Minors’ Trust except that the beneficiary must become entitled to the trust property by the age of 25 at the latest, rather than 18. Between the ages of 18 to…