We’re delighted to welcome Georgina Roberts to our growing Wills, Trusts & Estates team. Georgina, who grew up on the Wirral, joined us in September and specialises in all aspects of private client work. She said: “Private Client is an interesting area of the law and I really enjoy helping people at what can sometimes […]
New TV drama puts spotlight on protecting your inheritance Channel 5’s new drama, The Inheritance, which started last night is set to be one of the TV hits of the Autumn. With an all-star cast including the actors Larry Lamb and Gaynor Faye, Channel 5 says: “Secrets are exploded, relationships ripped apart, and lives lost […]
Estate Planning for Blended Families: Navigating Wills and Inheritance Blended families have become increasingly common in today’s society. As relationships evolve and individuals remarry or enter into new partnerships, estate planning becomes a crucial consideration to ensure the fair and smooth transfer of assets to loved ones. In the context of blended families, where there […]
Why use a legal professional to make an LPA Using legal professionals such as Cullimore Dutton to make a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) offers several benefits and can provide peace of mind throughout the process. Here are some reasons why engaging with legal professionals can be advantageous: Legal expertise: We specialise in this area […]
You better think… Aretha Franklin’s family feud over her estate proves it is better to plan ahead than to leave a dispute for your loved ones. The tale of Aretha Franklin’s disputed estate has been heavily covered recently across the media including on the BBC. Aretha Franklin died in August 2018, apparently leaving no Will […]
Can I include digital assets in my will? Yes, you can include digital assets in your will. Digital assets can encompass a wide range of items, such as online accounts, digital media, cryptocurrencies, domain names, intellectual property, and more. Including these assets in your will allows you to express your wishes regarding their management and […]
At what age should I write a Will? While the age at which you should write a Will can vary depending on your personal circumstances, it is generally recommended for adults to consider creating a Will as soon as they have assets or dependents they want to protect and provide for after their passing. Here […]
As a solicitor specialising in this area of law, I’m pleased to see that more and more people are understanding the importance of putting Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs) in place. It’s a common misconception, however, that LPAs are something for the older generation only and not needed by younger adults. We routinely find that […]
Wills & LPAs – What are they and why do you need them? Wills and LPAs; what are the differences, what does each document cover and who should have them in place? In this article Senior Paralegal Sarah Gill TEP provides an overview on these two essential legal documents. Download your free leaflet: Wills & […]
Have your personal or business circumstances changed recently? Our Wills & Probate Team are offering all clients a free will review. With the many tax changes that have taken place in recent years, now is a good time to make or review your will. Louise Holmes, Associate Director, said: “Regularly reviewing your will is one […]
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