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Category: Wills, Estates and Trusts

Kate Garraway’s heartbreaking story of lacking legal protection

Kate Garraway’s heartbreaking story of her husband Derek’s year-long battle with Covid has been made even more complicated by the lack of legal protection she and Derek had in place. Kate was unable to access funds to manage her husband’s care or refinance her mortgage. She didn’t even have the legal right to see his…
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Up to 20% off Wills, LPA’s & Trusts

Offer until 15th July 2020 The last few months have been a difficult time for many. To help the NHS and Social Care Key Workers, we offered free wills. Due to the success of the event, we have decided to create an offer for everyone. Until the 15th July, we will be offering up to…
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What is a Trust?

In this article, we will be discussing the different types of Trusts that can be applied when you are looking at putting your affairs in order. When is it a good idea to set up a Trust? Trusts can be used as a way of protecting your assets and inheritance for your loved ones and…
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Joint Tenants, Tenants in Common and Severing Tenancy

When multiple people own property or Land, this is known as being co-owners. There are two different types of Co-owners: Joint Tenants and; Tenants in Common Joint Tenancy Where a joint tenancy exists, the interests of co-owners are equal. The result of this means that if one of the co-owners dies, their interest in it…
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Free Wills Event Extended to Include Care Workers

Due to the Exceptional response we have had to our Free Wills for NHS Key workers. We are Extending our event so Key workers who are on the frontline for the Care Industry can now also obtain a free Will. So if you are or you know someone who’s employed within the Care Industry, please…
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Free Wills For NHS Workers

During these very difficult times, we are wanting to give back to the NHS as much as we possibly can. We have been watching in awe, as NHS Key Workers have gone above and beyond. One of our specialist areas is making Wills. A Will is about giving people the control and power to make…
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COVID 19 – Open for Business and Ready to Support You, Your Family and Business

During these difficult and challenging times, we would like to reassure you that we have taken every possible step necessary to keep our clients and staff as safe as possible. We have also made every step in ensuring that we remain open for business and continue to work as efficiently as possible. To ensure the…
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Ordinary Power of Attorney

What is an Ordinary Power of Attorney? An Ordinary Power of Attorney gives someone you trust the power to deal with day to day tasks that you may be unable to do yourself if you cannot leave your home, such as; Paying bills Running bank accounts  Dealing with utility providers  Handling your affairs while in…
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Bulletin

This post is intended as an update about our services, and how we will deliver our services going forward while we are all affected by the outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19). We are still very much open for business.  We have several Free advice clinics scheduled for the next couple of weeks, in particular, Harraby and Denton Holme in Carlisle.…
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Free Will Appointments and Home Visits

Not sure what you need to put in your Will? We are here to help Our experts are available to discuss what needs to be in your Will. Whether it be regarding your children, partners, property and/or finances. Book a Free appointment Unable to attend our Offices? Not a problem, we can come to you.…
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