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New guide to making a will and safeguarding your inheritance

15th December 2017

New guide to making a will and safeguarding your inheritance

Myers & Co Solicitors in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire understand that protecting your inheritance and making sure your estate goes to the correct people after you die is of the utmost importance.

To guarantee that your money, property and personal possessions go to the people you want them to, it is recommended that you make a will. Not only does this protect your inheritance, it can also be a useful way of planning for the amount of inheritance tax that will need to be paid. Without a will, your estate will be divided according to the laws of intestacy, which may not follow your wishes.

Making a will is especially important if you have been married before or have children from a previous relationship.

In our latest guide we take you through the main issues faced by those looking to make a will, including:

Click here to download our new guide ‘Safeguarding your inheritance’.

For a confidential discussion about any wills and probate issues, and for help making a will or a lasting power of attorney and an advance decision or statement, please contact Sue Hall on 01782 525001 or email susan.hall@myerssolicitors.co.uk.

Sue can also help if you need advice on accessing funding for care costs from the NHS or your local authority, or if you are concerned that a relative with dementia is being held against their will or mistreated in a hospital or care home.

 

The contents of this article are for the purposes of general awareness only. They do not purport to constitute legal or professional advice. The law may have changed since this article was published. Readers should not act on the basis of the information included and should take appropriate professional advice upon their own particular circumstances.