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Professional, Experienced Solicitors You Can Rely On

Our solicitors are experts in all aspects of Wills, Probate, Lasting Powers of Attorney and Trusts. We ensure that the process of writing a will is as simple as possible, to give you peace of mind that your property and assets will go to your loved ones upon your death. Our team is also adept at dealing with disputes over wills and probate sensitively and efficiently. We have expertise in creating Lasting Powers of Attorney, so you can relax in the knowledge that your affairs will always be looked after. 

Wills, Trusts And Probate Experts

Beeston Shenton’s Wills & Probate department is particularly experienced at making sure that wills are clear and concise, helping to avoid any disputes or misunderstandings. We work to draft unambiguous wills, so you can be confident that your hard-earned money will be distributed exactly according to your wishes.

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It is extremely important to have a will, and our specialist legal team can provide expert advice to ensure that your will reflects your wishes. After your death, your assets and property need to be distributed. In your will, you can outline a number of provisions including:

  • Who will receive your assets, and in what amounts

  • The arrangements you want for your funeral

  • Any specific gifts of money or sentimental items

  • Who you want to administer your estate

These help to create certainty for the people you leave behind, providing comfort at a difficult time.

Here To Help With Probate

Losing a loved one is hard enough, but occasionally you may need to handle the administration of the estate too. This can involve arranging the funeral, finding out assets and debts, applying to the probate registry, and dealing with beneficiaries. The task can be difficult and time-consuming, but we are here for you. We can advise you, or even manage the entire estate administration process for you.

If you are experiencing a dispute over a will, inheritance, or Power of Attorney, we can help.  Whatever the issue, if you are concerned about the handling of an estate, contact us for help and advice. These issues can be contentious, which is why it is important to have a trustworthy, experienced team on your side.

Our Wills & Probate Services

Beeston Shenton’s talented Wills and Probate Team can help you with a wide range of issues, giving you advice that you can trust.

Our team is experienced in ensuring that your will is clear and precise to avoid any complications. Wills aren’t just for the elderly, and it is important to have a will to make sure that your property and assets are distributed according to your wishes.

Many people assume that when you have a will, you don’t need to update it. However, things can change and it’s important to review your will regularly. There may have been changes in your personal, family or financial circumstances, or updates to the inheritance tax law that your will does not reflect. We can offer a free discussion to identify whether changes to your will would be beneficial to you.

Applying for probate and distributing assets can be a very complicated process. Beeston Shenton has the expertise you need to make the undertaking as simple and pain free as possible.

This gives your chosen Attorney the legal authority to deal with your property and financial affairs, should you become unable to do this yourself. This will give you the confidence that your affairs will be dealt with by the person (or people) you trust. Our skilled solicitors make sure that the Power of Attorney is watertight and viable.

We provide advice, guidance and know how to write Health & Welfare Lasting Powers of Attorney, which allow the person you have chosen to give or refuse consent for medical treatment, decide where you live and make day to day choices – if you become unable to make these decisions yourself.

Our Insights On Wills & Probate Law…

Beeston Shenton’s team of professionals are accomplished in all aspects of Wills & Probate Law. You can relax in the knowledge that we are experts in ensuring that Wills & Probate issues are handled as smoothly and transparently as possible. You can read up on all our latest thoughts…

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