Will & Probate Solicitors

The concept that making a Will is something just for the elderly or those who are unwell is changing as life is full of twists and turns and none of us can be sure what the future holds. That’s why forward planning makes good sense and is important for any family or individual. With correct advice and the relevant legal documentation in place for your particular circumstances you can relax safe in the knowledge that your wishes will be carried out should anything happen to you.

At Norton Peskett our highly experienced Private Client Team offer professional, friendly and accessible advice to guide client’s through, what can be, complex legal areas at a difficult and emotional time. We offer advice on a wide range of services which include:-

  • Making a Will
  • Probate, Intestacy & Administration of Estates
  • Disputed Wills & Estates
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Living Wills (Advance Decisions)
  • Inherittance and Tax Planning
  • Setting up a Trust
  • Equity Release
  • Court of Protection

Our Private Client Team are based across our offices and on hand to assist you, taking pride in providing an efficient, helpful and cost effective service. We appreciate that not all of our clients are in a position to attend our office and therefore we are able to accept instructions by telephone, letter or email. By prior arrangement a member of the Team can also come to your home or attend a client in hospital. For further information please contact our offices where we can arrange for you to speak with a member of our Private Client Team.

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David Watson

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Craig Gosling

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Tracey Jordan

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Lisa Oxborough

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Claire Fox

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Jo Bagshaw

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Relevant Services

Court of Protection

If a family member has become mentally unable to manage their own affairs for example, by sudden illness or accident or through gradual deterioration in their mental health

Equity Release

Equity Release can be an important part of retirement planning allowing an increasing number of people to utilise capital tied up in their home to make their retirement more comfortable

Fees for Wills, Probate and LPA's

Inheritance and tax planning

Inheritance Tax is charged at 40% on the value of anyone’s estate above the nil rate band threshold (your tax free allowance) which, for the 2015/2016  tax year, stands at £325,000.00.

Living Wills Advance Decisions

The Mental Capacity Act, when it came into force in 2005, provided the legal framework and put the law on Living Wills on a clear statutory basis for the first time.

Making a will

It’s easy to put off making a Will, however, you should never underestimate the importance of doing so.

Planning for your future

One of the greatest concerns we all have is our well being and the well being of our family as we grow older.

Power of attorney

Have you ever thought about who would look after your financial affairs or make decisions about your personal welfare or health care

Probate and Intestacy

The death of a loved one is always an emotional and distressing time. Unfortunately there are many things that have to be done. 

Trusts

A Trust is a legal arrangement whereby one party holds money and property for the benefit of another.

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CORONAVIRUS

We are pleased to advise that we have now re-opened our offices and we are happy to resume face to face appointments. We have implemented appropriate measures to ensure the health and well being of both staff and Clients entering our offices taking into account the latest Government guidance. We are, of course, still happy to deal with you remotely if you would prefer.

Please note that with effect from 8 August it is now mandatory to wear a face covering when entering all of our premises.