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People put off making a Will for a variety of reasons, either believing that the people they would wish to inherit will automatically do so, or because they don't think......more
POWER OF ATTORNEY
A Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) gives your chosen representative the legal authority to take care of your financial affairs or make decisions regarding your health and welfare if you are unable to yourself.....more
YOUR HOME & CARE FEES
Concerned about your property being sold to fund your future care fees? It is sole and absolute ownership that enables a property to be taken into consideration as an asset by the local authority to be sold to fund care.....more
We write over 1000 Wills a year and nearly 2000 Powers of Attorney as well as arranging about 150 funeral plans - A few clients have left reviews for us on Yell and you can read them all by clicking......
Professional Wills & Trust Writing Services
Thy Will Be Done (Spain) Ltd specialises in the complete protection of all of your assets, both during your lifetime and after your death.
Our trusted and highly qualified team is dedicated to listening to you and then guiding you in the compilation of some of the most important documents that you will ever sign.
Whether you are single, married, in a civil partnership or just living together you should seriously consider the following:
If you don’t currently have a will - you should contemplate the following:
- Do you have children under the age of 18 - where
will they live if you don’t specify your wishes in a Will?
- Is your property in joint
names – if not who will inherit your home if the legal owner dies without
(see our page on ‘what happens if you die without a Will’)
- How would your partner
survive if you died?
- Who stands to benefit most
if you die without a will? (see our page on ‘what happens if you die
without a Will’) – is this who you would choose?
- Did you know that even if
you are married or in a civil partnership, if you don’t have a Will, you
will NOT automatically inherit all of your spouse's estate – in some cases
you will only get the first £250,000 and a life interest in the remainder.
If you don’t currently have any assets placed in Trust - you should contemplate the following:
- What would happen if your
children divorced or were made bankrupt after inheriting your estate?
- Would you like to protect
their inheritance against being lost or significantly reduced if one of
these things happened?
- If you die and your partner
re-marries and then dies themselves – is your children’s inheritance
- Is your life insurance in
trust for the person you want it to go to or will it go into your estate
and potentially be liable for inheritance tax at 40%?
- If you or your partner
requires long term residential care will you be forced to sell your home
to pay for it?
Should you or your partner lose mental capacity - you should contemplate the following:
- Do you assume you will automatically
be granted Power of attorney for your partner should they lose mental
- Do you know that even if
you are married you will not get Power of Attorney automatically granted
- If you live alone who would
you like to make decisions regarding your welfare if needed?
- Do you want your affairs to
be controlled by the court of protection.
- Lasting Power of Attorney
has to be granted by yourself while you have full mental capacity, it
cannot be taken or assumed if you lose it – at that stage it is too late.
- What impact would being
forced to attend court to ask for the permission of a total stranger to
conduct your private family affairs have upon the quality of life of
yourself and your loved ones?
If you do not have anything in place to take care of your funeral - you should contemplate the following:
- The average cost of a
funeral is currently nearly £5000.
- This is something that
would usually need to be paid for well before any legacies that you may
leave would have been disbursed often putting significant financial
pressure upon your loved ones.
- Funeral prices have risen
over 40% in the last 5 years and the trend is not slowing.
- You can prevent all the
uncertainty and guarantee that all your funeral expenses will be taken
care of when the time comes by simply choosing the plan that’s right for
any of the above concern you then we strongly recommend you call us today and
start the process of putting all your affairs in order – your family WILL be glad that you did.
Will Writers Urged To Advise Clients About Historic Policies
March 15, 2019 at 11:45:00 AM
Over half of the population could be naively handing their inheritance to the wrong person. 54% of the population are unaware that their pension policy will be passed down to the person named on the policy, even if an updated will says otherwise.........More
Property trusts, deprivation of capital and notional capital
March 4, 2019 at 07:45:14 PM
If an individual makes a gift or other transfer of value it does not mean that the asset will always be ignored in an assessment of the donor's financial resources for care costs.........More
Landmark Case Could Make Access To Digital Assets Easier
March 1, 2019 at 06:59:00 AM
The true ownership of digital assets have been difficult to ascertain but a recent case in the USA may have provided some clarity on what a person owns in the digital realm........More
£77 Million Worth Of LPA Refund Scheme Still Unclaimed
February 25, 2019 at 06:32:00 PM
It has now been over a year since the Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) set up a refund scheme for overcharged families that applied for a lasting power of attorney between 2013 and 2017. During this time, it is estimated that around 2 million people were overcharged by £89 million during the application process..........
Karl Lagerfeld’s Cat Set To Inherit £150 Million
February 23, 2019 at 12:29:00 PM
Prolific fashion designer, Karl Lagerfeld, who worked for Chanel for over thirty years, has died aged 85, leaving the majority of a fortune worth a reported £150 million to his beloved Persian cat, Choupette.......More
OPG pilots mediation service for LPA donors and attorneys
February 22, 2019 at 08:45:07 AM
The Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) is piloting a mediation service to protect LPA donors who may be caught in the middle of a family dispute to the potential detriment of their health, welfare and best interests. The pilot includes face-to-face mediation supervised by independent, experienced, and skilled mediators as well as other means of accessing the service. All parties must agree to mediation. The pilot is not being offered where there is clear evidence that the donor has been abused (where the matter must be referred to the Court of Protection) or where there is evidence of criminality so that the police must be involved. Twenty cases have been submitted to mediation so far and the pilot will continue until summer 2019. If the pilot is deemed to be successful the OPG will seek to introduce it long term.......More