When you need help with creating your will, advice on estate administration or someone to untangle the complexities of trust administration, I’m the person you can turn to.
It’s not just about carrying out the work efficiently – I make sure I have an excellent relationship with my clients, and I’ll provide you with the support you need and a sympathetic ear. I’ve specialised in many different areas of law, but have always enjoyed working with private clients in the wills, trusts and probates area the most, and find the work very rewarding. I’ve worked with many of my clients and their families for years, and they turn to me for support in tough times.
In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my family, walks in the woods and curling up with a good book.
If you’re concerned you’ll forget something, make a list of the matters you want to discuss before you attend the meeting.
When making a will, it’s invaluable to have a detailed record of your assets. It’s not just helpful for your solicitor, but for you, too.
Don’t be afraid to ask! There’s no such thing as a silly question – I’m here to listen and advise, so use my expertise.
How long will the estate administration take?
How long is a piece of string? It completely depends on your circumstances and the complexity of the estate, but I’ll help you throughout the whole process.
Do I need a power of attorney?
Lasting powers of attorney are something that everyone should give serious consideration to having, regardless of age.
Can someone act as executor of my estate if they are benefiting under the terms of my will?
Yes, they can – for example, you might want to nominate one of your children as your executor.
HCR’s private client team, led by Dawn Oliver, which deals with wills, trusts and estates,…Read full article