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For individuals and families, we offer a specialist service providing support with your personal affairs. This can involve dealing with your wills, will-trusts, trusts, lasting powers of attorney and related matters, or it may be acting in the case of a simple or contested probate for a recently passed loved one.
Our department brings together our team of lawyers and external specialists we work with, that can advise on all areas of tax and estate planning, including personal wealth management and tax advice. Some of our clients need one-off guidance, but other clients instruct us throughout their lifetime, to provide ongoing advice on their personal matters. Every person is different and every estate is unique. We understand this and we work with barristers, accountants, tax specialists and where appropriate, financial planners, to create a bespoke plan that works for you and what you wish to achieve.
We Work Closely With You
We take a complete approach to meeting your needs by getting to know you and your unique circumstances, directly relevant to your current and forthcoming problems. We work together to design and then implement your individual strategy, in order to provide solutions and an agreed plan of action. We draw upon our expertise and experience to provide bespoke advice and practical solutions for each client.
Lawyers That Understand Family Law
Going through a divorce is usually a very stressful experience and can affect everyone in the family, especially where children are involved. The divorce process can be daunting as various questions arise linked to assets, children, the court process, costs, etc… Our team is here to help guide you through the entire process and work closely to achieve your objectives. We work with a high degree of sensitivity and attention to detail and strive to get the best possible solutions for all our clients. Our family law team can assist you with all legal issues, ranging from pre-marital and cohabitation agreements at the start of your relationship, through to resolving your finances, property and children issues upon separation or divorce.
Lawyers That Understand Wills, Probate & Estate Planning
A will enables you to decide and direct what will happen to your money, assets, investments and possessions upon your passing away. For more complex and wealthier estates, estate planning is essential to make sure your wealth is protected for you and your family. By structuring your assets, you can make sure everyone is provided for in the future. Lasting powers of attorney have become increasingly common and essential in recent years. A will only takes-effect on death, whereas the lasting powers of attorney provide protection to you and your loved ones during your lifetime, should you lose mental capacity due to illness or accident.
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As an established law firm, we can draw upon our vast resources to provide tailored, practical and affordable solutions to support you while offering a personalised and caring service. When it comes to family or wills probate and estate planning, speak to one of our experienced lawyers for more information and assistance, and leave nothing to chance.
Family, Wills Probate & Estate Planning Services we Offer
We are able offer you confidential advice and assistance in the following areas and more, the list is not exhaustive:
- Asset Protection
- Preparation of a Will
- Reviewing and updating an existing will
- Estate and inheritance tax planning
- International estate planning
- Vulnerable persons
- Administration of estates and obtaining grants of representation
- Inheritance Act and disputed estate claims
- Mental capacity assessments
- Trusts and will trusts
- Retirement planning
- Lasting Powers of Attorney
- Trusteeship and management of trusts
- Side-ways disinheritance
- Probate (contested and uncontested)
- Succession planning
- Private wealth & wealth structuring
- Planning for care home fees
- Court of Protection Applications
- Divorce / Judicial Separation / Nullity / Civil Dissolution
- Financial arrangements upon separation
- Pre nuptial Agreements
- Post nuptial Agreements
- Cohabitation Agreements
- Separation Agreements
- Domestic Violence
- Non Molestation Orders
- Occupation Orders
- Forced Marriage Protection Orders
- Contact issues
- Residence issues
- Special Guardianship Orders
- Child Protection
- Social services involvement
- Care Proceedings