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As you approach retirement age you may want to start thinking about getting your financial affairs in order and making them as tax efficient as possible. 

We can advise you about everything from writing a tax efficient Will to setting up trusts for your Children.

We know there is alot to consider and you may not know where to start. With this in mind we have developed a Later Life Planning Consultation specifically for this purpose.  In an hours private consultation you will be able to discuss your circumstances with an experienced solicitor who will then advise you on the best course of action to suit your needs. 

We can even discuss funeral plans with you if required.

Following the consultation you will receive a comprehensive advice letter which will outline the recommended course of action for you.  Please be reassured that there is no obligation to then undertake the work with Banner Jones.

Could Lasting Power of Attorneys go digital?

Could Lasting Power of Attorneys go digital?

A more straightforward digital system to set up a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) could come into play, but experts say that it is vital that sufficient safeguards are in place to protect elderly and vulnerable people from abuse. In this article, we look at how the system might work, and the concerns for potential abuse of a digital process for setting up Lasting Power of Attorney.

Power of Attorney & protecting the rights of people with dementia

Power of Attorney & protecting the rights of people with dementia

Dementia Action Week runs 17th - 23rd May 2021 and is a national event that sees the public coming together to take action to improve the lives of people affected by dementia.

Putting your affairs in order- what exactly does this mean?

Putting your affairs in order- what exactly does this mean?

The phrase ‘putting your affairs in order’ is quite commonly used, but what exactly does this process entail? We’ve written this blog to help explain in detail what may be involved in the process and we also highlight some of the key things you will need to consider along the way.

What is a Lasting Power of Attorney?

What is a Lasting Power of Attorney?

You may have heard about an LPA but may not be sure what it does. Our latest blog answers some of your most frequently asked questions.

Time to Have That Talk

Time to Have That Talk

You might feel uncomfortable about raising the subject of wills, but it is much easier when everything is discussed in a frank and friendly manner.

The ‘cost of dying’ is now racing ahead of the rate of inflation

The ‘cost of dying’ is now racing ahead of the rate of inflation

Recent research has revealed that the cost of dying is now the fastest rising fixed cost in the UK, ahead of costs of living including rent, utilities and food.

What Happens if I Don't Have a Will?

What Happens if I Don't Have a Will?

What’s the worst that could happen if you don’t have a Will? Our expert Wills solicitors have explain what can happen, in simple terms in our guide.

Why Should I Use A Solicitor To Make A Will?

Why Should I Use A Solicitor To Make A Will?

There are lots of quick and cheap ways to write a will, so why do people use legal professionals? Open the infographic to find out why...

10 Reasons Why You Need a Will

10 Reasons Why You Need a Will

Why not download our Will guide for more information?

New Deputy Report Forms to Improve Safeguards for At-risk Adults

New Deputy Report Forms to Improve Safeguards for At-risk Adults

The Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) has introduced new and improved forms to be used by deputies.

The True Cost of Divorce in Retirement

The True Cost of Divorce in Retirement

The financial effects of divorce last much longer than the initial cost of the break up.

Ashgate Hospicecare 'Make a Will Month' gets Underway

Ashgate Hospicecare 'Make a Will Month' gets Underway

As a regular supporter of Ashgate Hospicecare, Banner Jones are delighted to be supporting this years ‘Make a Will Month’ campaign.
Lasting Power of Attorney – The Facts

Lasting Power of Attorney – The Facts

We all know that we should write a Will, but too few of us know about and recognise the need for something called a Lasting Power of Attorney or LPA.

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