Examples: Wills & Probate

Powers of Attorney and Deputyship

Creating Powers of Attorney for personal and business use; applying for and administering applications for deputyship; helping vulnerable clients terminate Powers of Attorney which are being misused and acting for clients with disabilities.

Probate and Estate Administration

Giving practical guidance to expedite the administrative process; advising on tax consequences; navigating applications for agricultural property relief and winding up concurrent life interest trusts.

Lifetime or Will Trusts

Advising on the most appropriate trust vehicle, including trusts for the disabled, then creating and administering the trust.

Estate planning and bespoke wills

Working alongside clients to understand their asset structure, including corporate and agricultural interests, and pass on those assets to loved ones in a tax efficient manner.

Deeds of Variation

Acting in various estates requiring a deed of variation of the will.

Partial Intestacy

Acting in connection with a particularly complicated will that included a partial intestate share.

Estate administration and foreign assets

Dealing with a multi-jurisdictional estate involving assets in England, Isle of Man, Jersey and Brazil to include dealing with the accidental revocation of an English will by the Brazilian will.

Foreign Grants of Probate

Dealing with the re-sealing in the probate court of England and Wales of foreign Grants of Probate.

Rectification of a Will

Obtaining an order for rectification of a will where there had been drafting errors that meant the will was not clear and would not have been proved by the court.

Estate Administration

Preparing applications for grants of representation as part of estate administration.