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  • Rebecca Gunn - Residential Conveyancing
    Why make a Will?
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      Why make a will?   You spend your lifetime carefully managing your money and building up your estate but imagine if on your death it is all given to someone you never intended to inherit it and potentially leaving out your loved ones.   Without  a Will, your assets will be shared according to… Learn more

  • Emma Fuller - Wills, Probate and LPA
    Probate Fees about to Increase
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    Probate Fees Increase: 1st May 2017 From the 1st May the application fee for a grant of representation (i.e. grant of probate or letters of administration) will likely be changing from a flat rate of £155.00 to a banded structure according to the value of the estate. The fees will be as follows: Estate Worth… Learn more

  • Kate Godber - Wills, Probate, LPA, Tax and Trusts
    Probate Fees to increase
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    Probate Fees to Increase Probate Fees have been charged at a flat rate of £155 (the Court Application fees) but this is changing to a value based charge, depending on the value of the estate. From the 1st May the application fee will depend upon the value of the estate: Estate Worth Application Fee £50,000.00… Learn more

  • Emma Fuller - Wills, Probate and LPA
    New Year – New Will
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    New Year Resolutions can be tough to stick to.  But if your New Year Resolution is to get organised and write a Will, then you can sort this one out very easily! In broad terms, if you have anyone who depends on you (children are the most obvious) or you have property that you need… Learn more

  • Emma Fuller - Wills, Probate and LPA
    New Year – New Start! Perhaps it’s time to get a Will sorted?
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    It’s the start of 2016, there’s so much to do, where do you begin?           Now that the Christmas Fun is over and we are well and truly into the New Year, perhaps it’s time to get your affairs in order! We all have new goals and targets that we want… Learn more

  • Emma Fuller - Wills, Probate and LPA
    The Importance of having a Will
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              Having a Will is extremely important. Most people are usually not aware that if someone dies without a Will their property must be shared out in accordance with certain rules. These rules are called the rules of intestacy. Only married or civil partners and some other close relatives can inherit… Learn more

  • Emma Fuller - Wills, Probate and LPA
    Protect your home against care fees
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    Many people ask when making a Will is there any way I can protect my home against care fees? The simple answer is No! They ask whether they can transfer their house to their children during their lifetime and remain living there until they die. Is it advisable to do this? 1. If the intention… Learn more

  • Emma Fuller - Wills, Probate and LPA
    What to consider when making a Will
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      When making a Will you will need to consider the following   What assets do you have? Are they in your sole name or jointly owned. Assets include everything you own or have an interest in, for example your home, share, insurance  policies, pensions and savings What does you estate amount to in value?… 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
    Why should I make a Will and specify my wishes about my funeral arrangements in it?
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      It is always of benefit that you make a Will and in that Will your wishes about your funeral arrangements be written in that Will to avoid any disputes after your death. A detailed letter setting out your wishes can also be left with your Will. If this is not dealt with then who… Learn more


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