Do You Co-Habit?
The ‘cohabiting family’ is the second largest family type representing 3.3 million families in the UK. This popular form of family type suffers from a legislative gap when compared with those who are married, or in a civil partnership.Read more
Do You Run A Business?
A lasting power of attorney (LPA) is a legal document which gives another person of your choice the ability to make decisions on your behalf. Despite belief to the contrary, an LPA is not only for personal assets.Read more
Do You Have Digital Assets?
The internet can be a wonderful place for people to create and build new things; from publishing your own e-books to setting up your own business, creating new digital assets that can be bought, sold and owned like more traditional assets.Read more
Why Trust Assured Wills?
We are specialists in Estate Planning and Asset Protection; whatever your concerns, our experienced advisers will work with you to find a solution. We are passionate about the aspect of the Law we comprehensively cover.
Making a Will is the ONLY way to ensure your express wishes are carried out after your death. If you have not made a valid Will, your property will pass according to the Laws of Intestacy and this will almost certainly not be what you would have wished.READ MORE
We are specialists in Estate Planning which can be complex and covers more than just Inheritance Tax (IHT). It also covers your financial security as well as the needs of your beneficiaries.
TRUSTS AND ASSET PROTECTION
Trusts allow for the protection or preservation of assets, allowing them to be set aside for an intended beneficiary and passed on to them at a particular time in the future. Trusts can be used to exempt an asset from long-term care fees assessment.READ MORE
LASTING POWER OF ATTORNEY
A Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) is a document that gives someone you trust the legal authority to make decisions on your behalf if you lack mental capacity at some time in the future, or no longer wish to make decisions for yourself.
It makes perfect sense to consider your funeral wishes when you have your Will written. A funeral plan is convenient and means you pay today’s price for a cost hopefully not required for many years ahead – inflation proofing this inevitable cost gives you peace of mind and means we can refer to it in your Will.READ MORE
Parental Responsibility & Guardians are an important element to consider when drafting your Will, it is critical to consider how to protect those closest to you to ensure they are looked after according to your wishes.READ MORE
At What Age and Why Do You Need A Will?
All individuals are unique, and no two circumstances are going to be the same. The following are designed to explore and are non-exhaustive lists of typical examples: