Elizabeth is a highly experienced solicitor who specialises in Wills and Probate, Administration of Estates and Elderly Client Work. She has extensive experience across a wide range of services within these areas including drafting Wills, advising on Inheritance Tax issues and dealing with property issues where it may be appropriate to sever a joint tenancy.
Elizabeth specialises in taking instructions from Executors and proposed Administrators and advising on procedure, advising on terms of Wills or Intestacy and Deeds of Variation. In addition she deal with problems relating to the admission of Wills and distributing estates.
Elizabeth has extensive experience with elderly client work and regularly prepares and advises on Lasting Powers of Attorney. She undertakes all steps to registration at Court and advises on roles thereafter.
Having lived in the Buxton area all of her life, Elizabeth is well known locally and believes that it is beneficial to clients to have a familiar face they can turn to, for general advice, or in the event of a crisis.
Separated parties still continue to put themselves at risk of future claims against their assets and livelihood despite there being a simple solution…consent orders. Glen Briers, the founder of popular brand Lambretta, recently had to part with £2.7 million ten years after his divorce from his ex-wife. The reason for this was because they made… Learn more
When a person dies, first thoughts are to ensure that funeral arrangements are made and there are practical issues to be dealt with, perhaps if there are pets to be cared for. Beyond that, it is necessary for someone to obtain the legal right to deal with their property, money and possessions (which is known… Learn more
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A Will is used to express how an individual would like their estate to be distributed after they have passed away. Sometimes a Will is created and the person at the time didn’t realise the consequences due to their wishes, for example tax consequences. If this circumstance arises, the deceased wishes can be altered through a… Learn more