Wills & Probate

At Holdens we aim to ensure the smooth transfer of wealth from one generation to the next and to safeguard your financial security. We can quickly cater for your individual needs providing sensitive and thorough legal advice on a wide range of matters including:

  • Summary
  • Making a Will
  • Inheritance Tax Planning
  • Probate & Estate Administration
  • Probate Process
  • Understanding Fees
  • Living Wills
  • Family Trusts & Asset Protection
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Court of Protection
  • Planning for Long Term Care

Holdens are experts in these complex areas of law and we offer straightforward and easy to understand advice.

We offer fixed fee services for Wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney and Probate.

Please feel free to call us for a chat to see if we can help you on 01524 32484 or contact us online.

Making a Will

A Will is a legal document which sets out the people responsible for dealing with your estate after your death and specifies the people or organisations you wish to benefit from your estate. Important considerations when making a Will are: Appointment of Executors who are the people ...
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Inheritance Tax Planning

Inheritance Tax is a tax that is levied by the government when wealth is gifted either during your lifetime or on your death. The current Inheritance Tax limit for the 2012/2013 tax year is £325,000 and this allowance is known as the Nil Rate Band. If the total value of your financial ...
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Probate & Estate Administration

Probate is the term used to deal with the legal process of dealing with a person's estate after their death. We can take the burden off family members in dealing with the necessary legal procedures involved in administering a person's estate in the UK. If the deceased left a Will, there ...
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Probate Process

The following table explains the role of your solicitor at each of the various stages of obtaining probate. We hope this helps you to understand the process, and how our expert lawyers can support you at every step of the way.   You need to Your solicitor ...
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Understanding Fees

In addition to the cost of our legal advice and support for administering the estate, there will be a number of additional costs which have to be paid at the same time, and which your solicitor is obliged to collect. This guide explains our fees and these additional costs (known as ...
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Living Wills

A Living Will is a term used for an Advanced Medical Decision. It is a written statement setting out your wishes in relation to medical treatment should you become terminally ill or incapacitated. A Living Will is neither a right to life nor a right to die but a right to choose. An advanced ...
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Family Trusts & Asset Protection

Many people in the UK are concerned about whether their financial assets will pass on to their loved ones after they die. By planning ahead and taking steps sooner rather than later, you can enable the transfer of assets to run smoothly from one generation to the next and preserve family ...
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Meet Our Wills & Probate Experts

Jennifer Larton

Jennifer Larton

LLB (Hons) Law, BA (Hons) Criminology, STEP

Aimee Mcclintock

Aimee Mcclintock

Trainee Solicitor

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