Wills, Trusts & Probate
Our experienced lawyers working from our offices in Bournemouth, Poole, Ringwood, Swanage & London can advise you on the best way of providing for your family in the way you want and in the most tax efficient manner.
Life does not always run smoothly, but we can help you plan for some of life’s eventualities, to make life easier for you and your family.
We can provide advice and assistance with making the most suitable Will for your circumstances, taking account of any tax considerations and family matters.
Guidance in relation to all types of powers of attorney is provided, to include Lasting Powers of Attorney, registration of Enduring Powers of Attorney and general Powers of Attorney.
We can guide you through the process of dealing with the Estate of someone who has died. We provide a full range of Executor and Trustee services.
If a dispute arises over a Will, Probate or an Estate we have expert lawyers to help you find a path through the problems.
We advise individuals, couples, families, trusts, business owners & charities.
We can give you the peace of mind that comes from knowing that you have taken sound advice to look after those closest to you. Our lawyers are members of STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners), ATT (Association of Taxation Technicians), Solicitors for the Elderly and ACTAPS (Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists).
The department has been recognised by The Legal 500 (2019) for have a “grasp of Court of Protection practice and procedure” and being “a leading firm in the region, with a particularly strong department in this area”.
The department has been recognised by The Legal 500 (UK 2016) for their work on contentious trusts and probate being described as ‘streets ahead’ in Inheritance Act claims, will validity disputes and proprietary estoppel claims.