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Wills, Probate and Elderly Care

Wills, Probate, Trusts & Elderly Care

What is wills, probate & elderly client care?

This relates to legal matters and issues that can occur in or need to be put in place for later life. This area of law is sometimes referred to as Private Client by solicitors.

What areas of Wills, Probate & Elderly Care Law do you specialise in?

  • Wills (basic costs provided below)
  • Estate Administration
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Court of Protection Matters
  • Trust Administration
  • Elderly Care (legal advice relating to care in the home, residential & nursing homes)

If you don’t see what you’re looking for here please give us a call, the chances are we’ll be able to help.

Free Initial Enquiry

We would be delighted to explain how we can help you. For your free, initial enquiry, please:

Why should I use your Wills, Probate & Elderly Care Solicitors?

Our solicitors specialise in successfully dealing with a wide variety of matters including wills, estate management, Powers of Attorney and trust administration; from initial advice through to completion.

With over 100 years experience between them the expertise and advice that David Binns, Myron HandzijLee Kirby and the team offers can simplify and shorten the legal process, provide you with a realistic assessment of your situation, as well as providing you with the comfort of knowing that all the legal requirements and issues will be managed professionally.

 

The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners

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To provide a little more assurance; Myron, David & Lee are all members of STEP, the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners.

STEP members provide legal support and expert advice in relation to the complex laws and tax issues relating to estates, trusts and inheritance. Members of STEP are senior legal practitioners and the most experienced in dealing with estates and trusts.

 

Solicitors for the Elderly

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Myron and Lee are also member of Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE).

SFE is an independent, national organisation of lawyers, such as solicitors, barristers, and chartered legal executives who provide specialist legal advice for older and vulnerable people, their families and carers.

Why bother?

Naturally, most of us want to put off thinking about our later years, but difficulties and family disputes can arise if legally binding plans and provisions are not put into place. We also appreciate that no-one really wants to involve a solicitor, but the simple fact of the matter is that not obtaining the right guidance early on can be false economy.

To help make things a little easier we offer:

  • Home visits
  • Out of hours appointments
  • Off street parking
  • Disabled parking and facilities

Who will I be dealing with?

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How much will it cost?

We promise to be up front about our costs and we will also discuss what payment methods are available. We understand that the costs for legal services can be a real worry for clients so click on Legal Fees to find out more.

The basic costs for a will are as follows:

  • a single standard will (all to spouse, then to children) is £150 plus VAT
  • a joint standard will (all to spouse, then to children) is £200 plus VAT.
  • Tax planning and/or more complicated wills start at £200 plus VAT.

Contact us now on Freephone 0800 0272 005 or 01535 662644 for a free initial consultation or a convenient appointment.