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Estate Planning & Administration: Wills, Probate & Trusts
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Wills & Probate Solicitors North Wales & Cheshire for Estate Planning and the Administration of Estates
A Wills & Probate Solicitor is a qualified and experienced legal professional who provides services to individuals and families in relation to Estate Planning and the Administration of an Estate following someone’s death.
Our Wills & Probate Solicitors are hugely experienced, you will find our expertise of great strength when you need it most and our approach to your affairs will be personalised, warm, friendly and compassionate
When life’s most challenging and difficult events unfold due to the loss of a loved one, the support and expertise or our Estates Administration team can provide will be of great comfort and assistance to you. Equally, if you are considering those around you, and planning for a time after you have gone, we can offer expert legal advice and vital inheritance tax recommendations.
To ensure suitable financial provision is made for those you leave behind, and organising what will eventually happen to your estate, are amongst the most important legal instructions you can make in life. When you are beginning to reflect on these weighty matters of life and death, you need to talk to a qualified Wills & Probate Solicitor. PSR Solicitors can answer any initial questions you may have, and we can also provide you with a totally professional service surrounding the Administration of your Estate.
We understand that in each of our busy lives, it can be difficult to find the space to sit down and think about what will happen after you're gone, but it's vital to plan properly, both for your own peace of mind and for those you love around you. Carefully considered estate planning will ensure your family and friends are provided for according to your wishes, and you have opportunity to make choices about whether to donate to good causes that you believe in.
The dedicated Wills & Probate Solicitors and Estate Planning team at PSR Solicitors work with clients across England & Wales from any of our multiple offices in North Wales and Cheshire.
Whenever we are instructed by an individual, we take a highly tailored approach; making sure that every eventuality and every need is thought through. We then robustly protect your wishes in a legally binding personalised document, meaning your money, possessions, property, and any other assets will be divided and shared out in the way you truly desire.
Solicitors for Advice on Wills, Trusts & Probate
Planning for the future is an important step for us all to take but especially crucial where children are involved. It is astonishing to think that over approx. 60% of adults across England & Wales do not have a Will.
For some, thinking about these arrangements is not easy, and some people may find the idea of speaking to a solicitor daunting, whatever the need. At PSR Solicitors, we’re confident you will find our team approachable, knowledgeable and friendly. Simply put, we are people with families too.
Superb client-care is a cornerstone of all that we do. We are proud of the service we deliver, and our Google reviews are a testament to our approach and the lasting effects we have on our clients.
Taking action to sort out what will happen once you’ve gone is easy to put off but take the first step today by calling our friendly Wills & Probate Solicitors in North Wales or Cheshire. Writing a will with the support of a qualified Estates Administration Solicitor at PSR Solicitors, can be your gift to your loved ones and will make things as easy as possible for them when your time has come.
A well-structured Will drafted by a qualified Wills & Probate Solicitor will minimise any delays surrounding the distribution of your estate and remove any chances of confusion or disputes that could arise if your wished are not clear or open to interpretation.
Our Wills & Probate Solicitors in Cheshire & North Wales have years of legal expertise to help you with:
Preparing a robust legal document to instruct & direct how your estate and assets will be divided. A Will Writing Solicitor will help you ensure the protection of assets for a spouse, partner and children. A Will can also be used to direct instructions where you desire someone to be excluded from benefitting from the distribution of your estate’s value.
Probate & Grant of Probate
Our Probate Solicitors will administer and manage the Probate process of the process of identifying, retrieving, accessing and allocating the assets of a deceased person.
Will Disputes and Contentious Probate
Our Will Dispute Solicitors have many years’ experience dealing with the complex legal issues which can arise from contested probate and will disputes.
If you are considering contesting a will or are currently involved in any type of will dispute or contentious probate claim, then getting specialist advice from an expert Will Disputes Solicitor will enable you to progress your case with the best representation in your corner.
Living Wills & Advance Directives
An advance decision; also known as a ‘living will’, or an advance decision to refuse treatment (ADRT), are decisions you can make now, about how you might wish to be cared for in the future, i.e. you may wish to refuse a specific type of treatment at some time in the future.
We can support your future needs by creating a legally binding document that lets your family, carers and medical professionals, know and understand your wishes about refusing treatment if there comes a time when you're unable to make or communicate those decisions yourself.
Intestacy & Inheritance Act Claims (When no Will exists)
When people die without leaving a will, their estate becomes ‘intestate’ and the distribution of assets belonging to the estate must follow Intestacy Rules. This can be discussed with one our our Probate Solicitors if you would like further information.
We can represent you in court hearings if you feel you should benefit from an estate where someone has died but no Will exists to support your claim.
Court of Protection
If a relative or loved one is no longer able to take responsibility for managing their affairs, we can help you to make an application to the Court of Protection.
Inheritance Tax Planning
Inheritance tax planning helps ensure you make the most of any exemptions or reliefs, taking advantage of any recent changes in the rules, and avoiding pitfalls and minimise inheritance tax liability.
Following someone’s death, acting as a personal representative in estate administration proceedings can be one the most difficult situations to find yourself in, especially when it involves the loss of a partner or member of your family.
As well as wrestling with emotional aftermath of bereavement, for some, there may also be financial concerns (particularly where the deceased had been responsible for the majority of household income) or other pressures mounting on the family unit. At this time, people can find themselves in unfamiliar legal territory, occupied with matters they may have little or no experience with.
This is where the Wills & Probate Solicitors at PSR, can help ease the burden, provide clear advice, legal expertise and a comprehensive Estate Administration service you and your family need.
Contact the Wills & Probate Solicitors at PSR solicitors
PSR Solicitors have long been recognised for our expertise in the Administration of Estates, Wills and Probate in North Wales & Cheshire.
We offer a free, first consultation, over the phone or in-person with our Wills and Probate Solicitors in Wrexham, Rhyl, Colwyn Bay, Shotton (Deeside) and Ellesmere Port (Cheshire).
We regularly act for clients on end of life planning matters such as Wills and Probate across North Wales, Cheshire, Liverpool, and Merseyside, but our team can support your needs wherever you live in England and Wales.
You can contact us safe in the knowledge that one of our legal professionals will support your needs with a superior level of care.
We will respond to any query within one hour of normal office hours, or the next working day if you contact us during the evening or at the weekend.
We are proud of the Wills and Probate services we provide and the positive difference we make for our clients. Our experienced Wills and Probate Lawyers are experts in their fields. Talk to us today.
Estate Administration Key Contacts
I am the Managing Director of PSR Solicitors. After working in various law firms, both small high street firms and a larger practice in Manchester, I saw a gap in the market for a high quality practice that had the same core high street values of being personable and approachable and combining them with the efficiency and professionalism of a larger practice. PSR Solicitors was therefore established in 2009 in Shotton, Deeside with this aim. Since then PSR Solicitors has provided high quality legal services to local clients throughout North Wales and Cheshire.
I live in Chester with my young family and 2 dogs and enjoy regular holidays along the coast of North Wales.
I have recently been asked to join the board of trustees at Platform For Life, a mental health counselling charity in Chester. Good mental health is the foundation of a more fulfilled, happy and healthy life, yet many families struggle to access the help and support they need to achieve it. Platform for Life offers free local counselling and play therapy for families who would otherwise not be able to afford it.
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Solicitor - Head of Private Client & Probate
Solicitor - Head of Private Client & Probate
I joined PSR Solicitors in March 2020, to head up the Estate Planning & Private Client department.
Having graduated from the University of York in 2012 with a degree in Applied Social Sciences: Crime and Criminal Justice. I went on to complete the Graduate Diploma in Law and the Legal Practice Course at the University of Law in Christleton, Chester.
I then qualified as a solicitor, after completing my two-year training contract, at a firm in Chester and then worked at a firm in Liverpool before moving to PSR Solicitors.
I am now the Head of ‘Private Client’ at PSR Solicitors, based in our Shotton office. I undertake various types of legal services such as Wills and Probate, Estate Administration, Lasting Powers of Attorney, Landlord & Tenant as well as Divorce and family matters.
Outside of work, I enjoy going for walks with my dog, spending time with my family, and attending sporting events.
Why Choose PSR Solicitors for Wills and Probate Services?
Your Own Dedicated Lawyer
When you instruct PSR Solicitors a specialist Wills and Probate Solicitor who is experienced in your area of law will be assigned to you. They will take your instructions, provide you with up-to-date advice and set out the timeline for dealing with your case so that you have all the information you need right from the start.
We are always available
Your dedicated Wills and Probate Lawyer will always be accesible to you. Appointments can be arranged in one of our offices or they will be available all day by telephone or e-mail. This means you can always get advice when you need it.
We are experts in all legal matters
Our Wills and Probate Lawyers are chosen as they are the best in their field. They are highly trained and experienced and attend regular courses to keep up to date with changes in the law. They are also approachable and accessible which helps build relationships with our clients.
So put your legal needs in our expert hands
Since 2009 we have grown to be one of the largest specialist solicitors in England and Wales. We are proud to offer high quality estate planning and estate administration services in our local communities helping people through some of the most difficult times of their lives. Our approach, combined with our experience and professionalism means that 50% of our clients are recommended to us. We promise you 100% client satisfaction.
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