Trusts and Estates

Our Trusts and Estates Team is dedicated to looking after your personal and business interests and helping you safeguard these assets for your family in the long term. The team has considerable experience in dealing with Probate work or estate administration, as well as Inheritance Tax planning and trust law.

Specialisms

 Recent Work

  • Administering estates comprising a number of companies and significant assets, including foreign assets
  • Advising on inheritance tax planning for clients with agricultural and business interests
  • Application to court for an application to approve a deed of variation of behalf of a minor, to obtain an inheritance tax saving
  • Dealing with double taxation relief on estate administration, which included foreign assets
  • Advising on domicile for IHT purposes


They can handle any of my needs in various areas of law and always give me confidence.


Will, Trusts and Estate Disputes

The Ashfords' Will, Trust and Estate Disputes Team specialises in contentious probate claims and works closely with our highly regarded Wills, Trusts and Estates Department.

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Estate Administration

Our Estate Administration Team ensures that any matter arising out of the death of a loved one is handled with utmost care and sensitivity.

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John Toth

John is a Partner in our Trusts & Estates Team and a qualified Notary Public. He is also a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners.

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Trusts (Formation and Administration)

We understand the need to apply a modern, business-like approach to the creation and administration of Trusts.

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Wills

We understand that everyone is different, and our Wills Team works with you to create a Will that suits your circumstances. Our solicitors offer cost effective, straightforward Wills, as well as more complex Wills involving Inheritance Tax and Trusts.

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Inheritance Tax and Estate Planning

Ashfords' Estate Planning Team can advise on ways to eliminate uncertainties over the administration of estates and ways to maximise the value of the estate by reducing taxes and other expenses.

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Sue Savill

Sue is a Partner in the firm and heads our Trusts & Estates Team in Taunton.

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