Wills, Probate, Lasting Powers of Attorney & Estate Planning

Nobody likes to think about making a Will, going into a Nursing Home or losing mental capacity but these things cannot be ignored without storing up problems for your family in the future. 

With our long experience in private client matters such as these, there aren't many problems that we haven't seen before and we can give you sound advice on all aspects of estate planning including preparing Wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney as well as dealing with Probate (the administration of estates) and advising you in relation to nursing home or care home fees.

Our Commitment to you

We aim to provide a dedicated first class service to give you peace of mind for the future. We pride ourselves on the personal service we offer our clients. As a small firm, we have a closer relationship with our clients than many of the huge law firms and in many cases we have acted for several generations in families because of this approach.

In the unfortunate event of a  contested probate we are able to refer matters to our Dispute Resolution team

What our Clients have said about our service:

"Service was great, professional and friendly.  Superior to other legal offices."

"Very friendly staff and very relaxing atmosphere, something I consider important during meetings of this nature."

"My late husband and I have been with Howard and Over since 1972. They saw to everything when my husband died, I received peace of mind and continue to today. Nothing can improve the service, they are very friendly caring people and it is a credit to visit the branch."

"Katherine was very efficient and business-like; she and her team worked well together. They were friendly, and explained the jargon in simple language very well. Katherine allayed my initial anxiety very quickly at our first meeting by her friendly attitude and ready explanations."

"How could you improve? No comment. It was perfect. I did my Will on make a Will week for St Luke’s Hospice. I received the utmost attention and the staff were more than helpful. Many thanks"

When asked how we could improve our service, a client answered "You can't improve upon perfection."

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Your Questions Answered

What is Estate Planning?

Well, of course making a Will is a priority. If you don't have one the law sets out what happens to your estate and you might not like the results of this. Make a Will and YOU decide where your money goes.

Also a Will can:

  • reduce Inheritance Tax
  • shield your home from care fees

Other things you need to consider:

  • Power of Attorney
  • Living Will

We also specialise in this work and also:

  • administration of estates (probate)
  • trust work
  • tax advice
  • probate litigation

What does it cost?

We don't claim to be the cheapest but the best rarely is. Our fees are fair and realistic. You will know upfront what the cost will be with no nasty surprises later.

What next?

We are ready to deal with any matters of this kind for you and guide you through the whole process.

Contact one of our lawyers

Katherine Millman - Partner & Solicitor

Sophia Pettit - Legal Executive

Catherine English - Trusts & Probate Practitioner

All our offices have parking close by and you can pick the one most convenient to you.

If you are not able to get to us, we will see you at home to deal with matters together.

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