Making a Will is a serious affair. When the Will comes into effect it will determine what happens to your property on your death, and a badly drawn Will can cause a lot of misery to your loved ones. For this reason it is important that your Will is drafted by a specialist and is kept up to date both with your wishes and the latest legal developments.
At Healys LLP we understand the natural reluctance you may feel towards making a Will. Our sympathetic solicitors are here to make your life easier and offer straightforward advice to help you through the process.
There are a lot of misconceptions regarding wills and the law, the most prominent of which is that on death your estate passes directly to your spouse. This is not necessarily true. Additionally, many people think that if they die without a Will (and are unmarried and without children) then their estate would pass only to a parent with whom they have contact and not to one from whom they are estranged. Again, this is not true.
We are here to make your life easier and to take the stress out of completing your Will. We want you to leave our offices in the knowledge that your wishes are recorded, your estate structured efficiently for tax purposes and that you can sleep at night knowing that your affairs are looked after.
If you need a solicitor to make a Will call us today for free advice on 01273 685 888 / 020 7822 4000 or email email@example.com.
8th April 2019
A woman who reluctantly assisted her gravely ill husband in travelling to Switzerland where his life was ended by Dignitas will nevertheless inherit his estate, after a judge ruled that many people would have done the same for a loved one. Continue reading »
2nd April 2019
More than 550,000 people die annually in the UK and half of those deaths require the completion of Inheritance Tax (IHT) forms, which are not straightforward and can be a daunting burden at a difficult time for families. Continue reading »
26th March 2019
The legal concepts of residence and domicile are very different and the distinction between them can sometimes be crucial. That was certainly so in one case in which the High Court found that a businessman who was born and died in India was nevertheless domiciled in England. Continue reading »
26th February 2019
The Care Quality Commission has set out guidance for care home operators as to best policy concerning the rights of residents to receive visitors. Continue reading »
19th February 2019
Stories of rapacious family members milking the assets of those who entrust them with managing their affairs are regrettably very common and a recent case illustrates the risk of placing one’s financial wellbeing in the hands of someone who proves to be untrustworthy. Continue reading »
29th May 2019
On Friday 21st June, Business Development & Marketing Manager, Stephanie Prior, will be abseiling from the British Airways i360 in aid of the Rockinghorse charity. Continue reading »
8th May 2019
Healys are delighted to announce that they have been nominated in the Best Conveyancer category at this year’s Specialist Finance Introducer’s award. Continue reading »
12th April 2019
Healys is pleased to announce the addition of Eleanor Richards to their expanding team in Brighton. Continue reading »
5th April 2019
4th April 2019
Healys is pleased to announce that we advised our client, Monarch Partnership, on the acquisition of Energy Intelligence Centre (EIC) and T-Mac Technologies in a transaction that will make our client one of the UK’s largest utility consultancies. Continue reading »