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Estate Planning

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Trusts & Asset Planning

Making sure your wishes are respected after your death.

Planning what will happen to your estate if you die can give you peace of mind, even if it isn’t the easiest subject to think about. The best way to make sure your beneficiaries receive their inheritance in accordance with your wishes, and in a tax efficient manner, is to instruct a specialist estate planning solicitor.

By planning how your estate will be inherited, you can work out how your assets will be assessed for Inheritance Tax and use allowances and exemptions to find the most efficient way to structure your estate. You may choose to make lifetime gifts or set up a trust, so you can see your beneficiaries enjoy their inheritance while you’re alive.

In estate planning, the most important document to draw up is your Will, which sets out who will inherit your assets and who will be in charge of this process. 

Using a trust in your will lets you provide for your spouse or partner but can also protect the assets for your children or future generations in case your spouse or partner forms a new relationship, goes through financial difficulties or requires residential care.

You may decide to set up a trust in your lifetime or in your will for beneficiaries, which is managed by trustees. Your beneficiaries will then either receive an income from the trust or be able to claim anything from it at the discretion of the trustees.

Safeguard the future of your estate today.

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Our Expertise

At Glaisyers Solicitors, we understand that planning for your death is not an easy thing to do. This is why we move at your pace, handling your affairs with care while ensuring you and your loved ones have peace of mind that everything is in order.

After your death, we work with your family to pass on your assets in accordance with your will or through the rules of intestacy. We handle all stages of the process to ease the burden on your family, including confirming the assets of your estate, valuing your assets, reporting to HMRC, and distributing your estate to your chosen beneficiaries. Our solicitors have years of experience in handling these complex and emotional matters, so you can be sure we will treat your case with the utmost respect and importance.

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