Making a Will and keeping it up-to-date is important for many reasons:
- it allows you to provide for your family's future
- you can specify where you want your money and possessions to go
- you can appoint someone to sort out your affairs, or be a guardian to your children
Without a Will, the strict rules regarding inheritance may lead to your estate being divided in a way you don't want. There's no guarantee that your loved ones will automatically inherit everything, so it's vital to plan ahead and have a valid Will.
In addition to drafting and updating your Will, we can advise on steps to help minimise your liability for inheritance tax; we also store all Wills for free.
Preparing a Will can be complicated, but we will make the process straightforward. Our expert team can draft or update your Will quickly and thoroughly, while always being sensitive to your situation. We can visit you at home, hospital or in a residential home (if required) to advise you on your Will.
To find out more, contact our Wills and Probate team.
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Our Wills Team
- Stephen Morgan
Stephen is a director who joined Harland & Co in 2002. He was previously a partner and head of Private Client in a practice based in Solihull in the West Midlands specialising in estate planning and estate administration for high net worth individuals and prior to that was an associate with both a Legal 500 firm and a niche elderly client law practice. He is a Registered Trust and Estate practitioner and a member of both Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE) and the Law Society’s Private Client Section
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- Dorothy Appleby
Dorothy's experience covers the areas of Wills, Living Wills, Administration of Estates, Trusts, Powers of Attorney and Court of Protection.
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- Kevin Grant
Kevin qualified as a solicitor in 2003 and is now an Associate within Harland & Co. He has many years experience of dealing with civil litigation and provides advice and assistance to clients who are involved in bringing or defending Court Claims.
He also has a substantial Private Client caseload dealing with Will drafting, Powers of Attorney, Court of Protection matters and the the Administration of Estates.
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