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  • EHL Conveyancing Team
    Selling a property through Probate or Lasting Powers of Attorney
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    Selling a property through Probate, or Lasting Power Of Attorney. Top Facts about Probate Sales; Technically you cannot sell a property before the probate is granted, unless your name is already on the deed. The Probate takes around eight weeks to come back and if you sell your house in the meantime this could hold… Learn more

  • Elizabeth Ince - Wills and Probate
    Probate and what to do when someone dies
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    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

  • EHL Wills Team
    Why Estate Planning is Important
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    Whatever age you are, there are plenty of reasons to start planning your estate. You might have children or other dependants, or a partner you would want to be financially comfortable in the event of your death. You might own assets, a house, or financial products including life assurance, all of which will need to… Learn more

  • Emma Fuller - Wills, Probate and LPA
    Dealing with an estate when someone dies
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    When a person dies, it is necessary for someone to obtain the legal right to deal with their property, money and possessions (which is known as their ‘estate’). The process to be followed is generally: Check if there’s a will – this is usually held by the family solicitor and there will be a copy… Learn more

  • Leanne Hathaway - Tax and Trusts
    Downton Abbey: the plot thickens…
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    Downton Abbey is proving to be a fascinating insight into the world of inheritance and estate planning, with a series of unfortunate incidents befalling the family along the way. And the Legal Profession are delighted to be playing such a prominent role! Not since the heady days of LA Law or Ally McBeal has a… Learn more

  • Leanne Hathaway - Tax and Trusts
    How do I make a Will?
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    For most people, making a will is a way to make sure loved ones are looked after when they are no longer around. You can still decide what happens to your money, possessions and property when you are no longer around through the power of a will. This also makes sure that you do not… Learn more

  • Emma Fuller - Wills, Probate and LPA
    Gifting money to charity in your Will
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      With the great EHL and LOROS marathon cycle ride from Leicester to Skegness less than 24 hours away please do not hesitate to use the link on our website to sponsor our intrepid team. They’ve all been burning up the roads in training for this 86 mile endurance event. I’m sure they will all be… Learn more


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