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.
Our Estate Administration Team ensures that any matter arising out of the death of a loved one is handled with utmost care and sensitivity. We want you to be part of the process and so are happy to provide an estimate of our legal fees for administering an estate, as well as an estimate of how long it will take. We offer a quality but cost effective estate administration service
Power Of Attorney
A Power of Attorney is a legal document by one person appointing another to handle his or her affairs. We can assist in the creation of Powers of Attorney and also the registration of Enduring or Lasting Powers of Attorney by making the required application to the Office of the Public Guardian for you.
Understanding your rights when planning or entering into arrangements for residential or domiciliary ("in-home") care can be confusing. Our team can assist you in planning for the time when you or a loved one might need assistance with day to day living. We can also help at times of crisis, to ensure you are not overwhelmed by the processes and terminology connected with the care system.
Court Of Protection
Ashfords' lawyers are experienced in acting as Professional Deputies for individuals as well as assisting families with the complex application forms. We can assist in the day to day administration of the individuals where an individual becomes mentally incapable of handling their own property and financial affairs; unless they have executed a Power of Attorney it is necessary for an application t
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