Being able to help people through what can be a very difficult time in their lives is very important to me – taking the time to listen to what clients want and need means that I can offer them the best advice on very important issues
My advice is always prompt, clear and practical – I want people to know that they can ask me questions at any time and that I will always act in their best interests for the long term.
Outside work I like to keep fit and I enjoy travelling.
Don’t be scared to ask me a question. Legal processes can be daunting, and I am always here to help. I am always available and happy to help in any way I can.
Have an idea as to what you hope to achieve, so that I can deliver the best possible result.
There are circumstances in which you may wish us to act very quickly, to produce a fast turnaround; I will always go the extra mile to meet your needs.
If a loved one was to lose capacity suddenly, would I be able to immediately take over their finances to look after them?
I’m afraid not – you may need to apply to the Court of Protection which will consider whether this is appropriate; we would need to explore your circumstances further.
If I didn’t make a will, will everything be left to my spouse?
No – the rules of intestacy will apply. These are statutory rules which dictate how the estate will be distributed.
Is my will made 20 years ago still valid?
It is important to review your will so that it best meets your needs now and for the future, and to review your circumstances.
HCR’s private client team, led by Dawn Oliver, which deals with wills, trusts and estates,…Read full article