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Your Compassionate Guide Through Estate Matters

We understand that dealing with the legal aspects of a loved one's passing can be overwhelming. That's why we have a dedicated Wills and Probate Department, staffed by a compassionate team of experts, who provide clear and detailed advice tailored to your personal circumstances.

Our experienced team specialises in navigating the probate process with efficiency and care. We're here to support you and your family during this challenging time, ensuring that complex legal matters are handled smoothly and professionally, allowing you to focus on what matters most – honouring your loved one's legacy.

Whether you're facing the task of administering an estate or need guidance on navigating the probate process, our team are here to help. With our expertise and understanding, we aim to ease the burden and provide peace of mind during this difficult period.

No matter where you are in the UK, our probate solicitors on the Wirral are here to assist you. Contact us today to learn how we can support you through the probate process with compassion and efficiency.

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Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA)

A Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) is a legal document that lets you (the Donor) choose someone you trust (the Attorney) to make decisions on your behalf. This could be for financial matters or your health and welfare if you're not able to do so yourself.

There are two types of LPAs: one for Property & Financial Affairs and another for Health & Welfare. These can only be used once they've been registered with the Office of the Public Guardian.

If you lose mental capacity and don't have an LPA in place, the Court of Protection may appoint a Deputy to make decisions for you. This process can be more costly and time-consuming.

Nobody knows what the future holds, and unexpected events like accidents or illnesses can happen. Having an LPA in place ensures that someone you trust can manage your affairs if you're unable to.

An LPA might never need to be used, but the cost of setting one up is worth it compared to the expenses involved in applying for Deputyship with the Court of Protection.

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Administration Of Estate 

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An Executor is the person responsible for carrying out your wishes after you pass away. They can also be a beneficiary of your estate. It's essential to choose your Executors carefully as they have legal duties and responsibilities.

Even if your Will appoints an Executor, a Grant of Probate is usually needed from the Probate Registry. This is a legal document confirming the Executors' authority to handle your estate.

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Grant of Probate

Once the Grant of Probate is obtained, your assets can be collected, and liabilities settled. This can involve dealing with various organisations, which can be time-consuming.

Using solicitors ensures that everything is handled correctly, including taxes and potential legal issues. This service helps safeguard the interests of your family and loved ones.



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Making a Will involves writing down your wishes regarding your estate, beneficiaries, guardianship for minor children, and appointing Executors and Trustees.

A properly drafted Will can spare your loved ones unnecessary stress and ensure your wishes are carried out correctly. It's essential to update your Will if your circumstances change.

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Free Will Questionnaire

Thompsons Solicitors LLP provide this Wills writing service through their wholly owned subsidiary firm BBH Legal Services Limited, The Hythe, 2nd Floor, Tower Road, Birkenhead, CH41 1AA.

Please complete the online questionnaire giving full forenames and full addresses in block capitals of everyone you wish to mention – e.g. REBECCA ANN WINDSOR not Becky A. Windsor. Your application will be returned if not properly completed.

Blind or partially sighted visitors to our site can access the Wills questionnaire as a Word document by contacting us on 0800 051 4218 or info@bbhlegal.co.uk. For all other enquires about your Will please call 0800 051 4218.

The form automatically saves as you enter your information so you can return to the form anytime within 24 hours.

If you prefer to complete the questionnaire offline you can download a copy below

If you are unable to print the questionnaire for any reason, contact us on 0800 051 4218 and we will be happy to send you a copy in the post. For all other enquires about your Will please call 0800 051 4218.

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If you require a mirror Will for your spouse or partner, please complete 2 copies of the questionnaire

This service is only available to people who are DOMICILED in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

If you are domiciled in Scotland and a Unite member you will need to contact the RLAC in the region where your membership is held. If you are not a Unite member but reside in Scotland please contact Thompsons Solicitors in Scotland.

If you are DOMICILED outside England and Wales but own land and buildings situated here, then we can make an English will for you but it will only cover your English property and there will be a fee at competitive rates and subject to a discount for members of most Trades Unions.






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