Wills, Probate & Trusts

Wills

If you don’t have a Will you may end up leaving much of your wealth to the Government instead of your family and loved ones. Wouldn’t you rather that money went to the people you choose?

Creating a Will offers you this opportunity along with many other benefits such as ensuring your estate doesn’t pay more inheritance tax than is needed, removing headaches (and heartaches) for your loved ones, making sure your funeral wishes are clearly set out, and offering you the chance to appoint guardians to care of your children after you’re gone.

Our legal experts are here to assist you in creating a Will ensuring you have the security and peace of mind for the future knowing your wishes will be fulfilled.

Making a Will is a great way to remove any guesswork and reduce the risk of any disputes ensuring your family don’t have to deal with any difficult administrative affairs while they are grieving for you.

Click here to read more about the importance of creating a Will and how it can help you and your loved ones.

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Probate

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Are you risking your family’s wealth?

Grieving families are unwittingly throwing away their wealth by making mistakes with probate.

In 2017, families paid a record £5.2 billion in inheritance tax – much of it unnecessarily – because of avoidable errors. Executing a Will is a huge responsibility, and this is why it is essential that you seek expert legal advice when dealing with the probate of an estate.

Dealing with probate can present many potential pitfalls for the unwary. Let our team of legal experts take the strain and assist you.

Our team offer far more than just a conveyor belt probate process. We ensure that the estate pays as little inheritance tax as possible, leaving the maximum inheritance for beneficiaries. We will of course also ensure that your duties as executor are met. We can also offer valuable tips to help avoid penalties of inheritance tax, valuations, shares and cash asset.

At Parfitt Cresswell we can help save you many times our legal fees, as well as long hours of stress.

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Trusts and Estate Planning

Trusts provide considerable scope to pass on assets or reduce tax liability by placing the asset outside of your estate.

We can act as trustees on your behalf or draft trust documentation to place the trusteeship with your nominated individuals.

Our specialist practitioners will advise how these documents can be best used to support your circumstances and will draft them in accordance with your wishes.

How We Can Help

Our team of probate specialists provide advice around settling and administrating estates in a sensitive and understanding manner and can establish whether it is necessary to obtain a Grant of Probate or Letters of Administration to allow assets to be collected and distributed in accordance with the wishes of the deceased.

Where appropriate, the service includes tax saving advice to ensure the estate is passed on to the beneficiaries in as efficient a manner as possible.

Choosing the right legal team is key to planning for and securing your financial future. This is why we are offering you a complimentary, no-obligation, initial consultation with one of our experienced legal experts to discuss your situation and provide you with a general overview of what your options are. To arrange your complimentary consultation call 0800 999 4437.

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