Writing & Reviewing Wills
Planning what happens after your death might seem like the last thing you want to consider, but it’s a very practical way of looking after the people that you love, once you’re gone. We can help you put everything in place to protect those you leave behind and secure their future.
- Drafting and executing wills, from the basic to the complex, including protection against potential claims against your estate.
- Advice on inheritance tax planning.
- Setting up an administration of Trusts that help protect your assets and reduce potential tax liabilities.
- Preparing statutory wills, for those who lack mental capacity via the Court of Protection.
- Preparing Lasting Powers of Attorneys.
Being well prepared helps protect against issues with your estate, so that what you leave behind goes to the right people. It also makes things easier for your loved ones as they come to terms with everything, avoiding additional stress and upset.
Our Expert Wills & Probate Team
Wills & Probate News and Advice
What happens if a valid will is found after the administration of an estate?
Edward Stanley, director at Harrison Drury and head of the contentious probate team, discusses the circumstances regarding the discovery of forgotten wills and the potential outcomes for new beneficiaries. The…
Have you considered your stepchildren in your will?
Laura Brereton, of the Harrison Drury home and family team, discusses the precautions families with stepchildren should take to adequately provide for them in the future. In recent years, family…
Business Property Relief and inheritance tax planning for business owners
Victoria Cross, associate solicitor in Harrison Drury’s private client team, looks at how Business Property Relief could assist business owners when planning for the future. If you have shares in…
Planning Ahead for Later Life – your financial, legal and care choice (15/10/18)
Harrison Drury, Brewin Dolphin, The Good Care Group and Home Instead (South Lakes) have partnered to deliver a free seminar providing information on Planning Ahead for Later Life. Presenters from…
The Future of Farming
Hosted by Barclays, Harrison Drury Solicitors and Towers & Gornall Chartered Accountants, this event is aimed at giving those owning and managing agricultural and farming businesses expert guidance and advice…
A guide to retirement planning for business owners
Jan Wright, a director within our private client team at Harrison Drury, outlines the key five areas that business owners need to address when doing their retirement planning. Like most…
How to claim against the estate: A widow included in her husband’s will receives no benefit from the estate
The former England football captain and Blackpool stalwart Jimmy Armfield, who died in January this year, has left £214,000 in his estate as revealed by the grant of probate. However,…04/06/18