DO YOU NEED HELP WITH WRITING A WILL?

The preparation or amendment of a will is something that many people put off, but shouldn't. Every adult should make a will and review it regularly, particularly if their circumstances change, such as they get married, have children or get divorced.

At Spicketts Battrick Law Practice, we make writing a will quick, easy and affordable. All it takes is some thought about who should benefit after your death and we will take care of the rest.

 WHY SHOULD I MAKE A WILL?

• So that you can decide who should benefit after your death

• To avoid Inheritance Tax

• To appoint trustees to look after your assets until your children become old enough

• It is a quick and easy process

• It doesn't cost much at all - at Spicketts Battrick Law Practice we charge as little as £120 plus VAT

LIVING WILLS

A living will is a document that contains advance directions on stopping life-prolonging treatment, should the situation arise. Living wills have been with us for some years now, but lawyers and doctors alike are unclear as to their status in law. This is why, should you wish to make a living will, they need to be thorough, clear and concise.

The dedicated solicitors at Spicketts Battrick Law Practice can assist with wording of your living will and store it with your original will for safe keeping. Keep copies for yourself and make sure your next of kin are aware of the existence of the documents and their whereabouts.

POWER OF ATTORNEY

A power of attorney is a written document which gives another person the right to act on your behalf, either generally or in specific matters.

A lasting power of attorney (LPA) is a specific type of power of attorney, which gives a person the right to act for the donor of the power in their financial affairs, and to continue to do so even if the donor has become mentally incapable.

Our dedicated solicitors are happy to carry out this role for any client that may require it or to assist with granting power of attorney to another individual.

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  • "Thank you for all your help with the sale and purchase of our houses, please also extend our thanks to Sarah and Matthew. Words cannot really express how grateful we are for you and the team, always being on hand to take queries and being professional throughout. "
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  • "The service I received from Marie, Yvonne and Suzanne was second to none. Excellent, clear and very professional from start to finish. Selling and buying property tends to be quite stessful but they were so helpful and clear I felt secure that my transaction was in safe hands."
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  • "I would like to express my sincerest gratitude to you for all your expert advice and support throughout the divorce and financial settlement processing. I would have been completely lost and a nervous wreck right now if it were not for your valuable legal expertise and advice."
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  • "John, many thanks for all of your help with our purchase. You have made it an easy process and the communication and support exemplar, it is very much appreciated. A big thank you from us both."
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  • "Thanks for all the work you have done for us with the house purchase, we have been very impressed with your service, especially the speed of which it all went through. Many thanks."
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  • "Absolutely first class professional and timely services again from Joanne and Catherine. Thank you both very much."
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  • "Thank you for all your help and hard work completing my purchase."
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    A.F (Conveyancing)
  • "Very efficient operation, staff had good attitude and showed kindness and understanding in difficult personal circumstances."
    M.M (Conveyancing)
  • "Thank you so much for all your help through this difficult time. You were both professional and understanding. I couldn't have fulfilled my role as executor without your help and support. "
    Miss A (Probate)
  • "Excellent friendly,professional and compassionate service. Many many thanks to Marie and Suzanne for always being at the end of the telephone and always prepared to take my calls and answer any questions I had- of which there were many! They were supportive, kind and genuinely interested in helping me. "
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  • "Thank you for your excellent help and attention to detail while selling and purchasing my properties. It was very much appreciated. I would have no hesitation in recommending your services to anyone."
    G.G (Conveyancing)
  • "Many thanks for mediating the transaction from start to finish. It has been a long wait and at times painful but we got there in the end. Please extend my thanks to John for his huge contribution. "
    F.N (Conveyancing)
  • "Property was sold in the shortest time and despite probate not being in place the legal team dealt with the matter in a professional manner and achieved a exceptional swift outcome ensuring our buyer was not lost. The process was painless thanks to the efforts of Vicky Jones and the SB Probate team. 1st Class Service! "
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  • "It was all efficient, if I emailed Katie she would ring back asap - Special thanks to her for being patient with me and keeping me informed."
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  • "Phillippa, many thanks for all your help and expertise and for making our purchase as smooth as possible. I will definitely use your services and recommend again."
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  • "Thank you for all your help along the way, as we are first time buyers we have appreciated your guidance and support for all our questions. We are glad to be at the end now and you and your team have been very helpful getting us here!"
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