Thinking about the unthinkable.
Our short questionnaire will tell you what would happen if you died without writing a Will.
Wills in Chesterfield, Sheffield, Dronfield and Mansfield
Making a Will is often seen as a daunting prospect for a lot of people, but here at Banner Jones we’ll take you through it step by step ensuring that your Will represents everything you want it to. Most of our clients say it’s such a relief to have finally done it and usually they have been putting it off for ages.
Making a Will is commonly associated as something you do in later life however, in reality anyone over the age of 18 can have a Will and we would strongly recommend it to anyone with children. Wills are not for just sorting out finances and property in the event of your death, you can appoint guardians for your children and even leave money to your friends or a charity. Without a Will the government decides these things for you.
There are many types of Will and our specialists in Chesterfield, Dronfield, Mansfield and Sheffield are here to help.
Why Use Banner Jones?
Register Your Will Today
Our Wills now include FREE registration with the National Will Register.
Solicitors are Insured
Solicitors are insured and regulated. Will writers are not. Protect your family properly.
- We have offices in Chesterfield, Sheffield, Dronfield and Mansfield
- Highly regarded team of qualified Will Writers
- FREE secure Will storage for life
- Members of 'National Will Register'
- Appointments not always necessary
- Quick turnaround
- Home / Hospital visits available
- Witnesses provided
- We'll give you tax advice as part of the process
- Fixed Fee Promise on all Wills
- We will cover every detail leaving you able to relax
For more information about Wills, or to arrange an appointment, call email@example.com.
*calls cost no more than a local 01 number and are included in your mobile minutes.
The Little Book of Me
In a digital world full of account numbers and user names, it may be hard to imagine someone trying to locate all of that information when the time comes. We have created a ‘Little Book of Me’ document as a way for you to capture all of your important personal and financial details in one place. We are currently offering this for FREE and will store it alongside your Will or LPA for safe keeping.
Want to know more?
Common Will Questions
If it can be shown that a trustee has breached their duty (either their legal duty or a duty pursuant to the terms of the trust) then the actions of a trustee may be subject to legal challenge. In some circumstances trustees may be removed from office by an order of the court. No. Wherever possible we will seek to resolve the dispute informally by negotiation and alternative dispute resolution. The majority of trust disputes reach settlement without the need for court proceedings to be commenced. Should this approach not prove successful however, we have experience and expertise in trust litigation and court proceedings can be commenced. It is difficult to accurately predict the total cost of any dispute as no two disputes are the same and the costs are largely dictated by the amount of work required to bring the dispute to a final resolution. We appreciate that clients do not like uncertainty in relation to legal costs and depending on the circumstances of the case, we are able to offer a number of funding options to clients in order to suit their needs. A trustee has the legal responsibility for assets held in a trust and is required to manage the trust in accordance with the specified terms and the settlor’s wishes. Trustees are subject to various duties and as part of their function, including a requirement to: - There are a number of possible outcomes such as the Executor/Administrator agreeing to stand down or be replaced, the Executor/Administrator undertaking to carry out their function going forward and even the removal or replacement of the Executor/Administrator. No two situations are the same and therefore consideration must always be given to the most favorable outcome given the specific facts of the matter.
Can the actions of a Trustee be challenged?
Do all Trust disputes result in court proceedings?
How much does a trust dispute cost?
What are duties and powers of a Trustee?
What options are available where an Executor/Administrator is not carrying out their role properly?
If it can be shown that a trustee has breached their duty (either their legal duty or a duty pursuant to the terms of the trust) then the actions of a trustee may be subject to legal challenge. In some circumstances trustees may be removed from office by an order of the court.
No. Wherever possible we will seek to resolve the dispute informally by negotiation and alternative dispute resolution. The majority of trust disputes reach settlement without the need for court proceedings to be commenced. Should this approach not prove successful however, we have experience and expertise in trust litigation and court proceedings can be commenced.
It is difficult to accurately predict the total cost of any dispute as no two disputes are the same and the costs are largely dictated by the amount of work required to bring the dispute to a final resolution. We appreciate that clients do not like uncertainty in relation to legal costs and depending on the circumstances of the case, we are able to offer a number of funding options to clients in order to suit their needs.
A trustee has the legal responsibility for assets held in a trust and is required to manage the trust in accordance with the specified terms and the settlor’s wishes. Trustees are subject to various duties and as part of their function, including a requirement to: -
There are a number of possible outcomes such as the Executor/Administrator agreeing to stand down or be replaced, the Executor/Administrator undertaking to carry out their function going forward and even the removal or replacement of the Executor/Administrator. No two situations are the same and therefore consideration must always be given to the most favorable outcome given the specific facts of the matter.
Writing a WIll
I am very satisfied with the service Banner Jones have provided me with.Mrs S, Chesterfield
I was really happy with the service I recieved, Many thanks.Mrs E, Chesterfield
Would highly recommend Banner Jones for any legal matter. My mum and I dealt with Jenna Hadfield at the Chesterfield office and we cannot thank her enough for not only her excellent help, professionalism and efficiency in dealing with all the paperwork etc. but also her friendly and kind manners which went a long way in making the whole process much easier for us.Miss W, Chesterfield
I was accommodated with a short notice appointment as I was going on holiday. The information needed was taken the same day and concluded before my holiday. Signed, sealed and sorted. Katie Woodward was very professional, informative and friendly. Job well done.Mrs C, Chesterfield
We wish to thank Banner Jones for incredible assistance in guiding us and explaining the process of our Wills and LPA'S.Mr & Mrs S, Chesterfield
We had Wills drawn by a different solicitor’s firm who left us confused and anxious. By contrast, the solicitor was patient, helpful, clear and gave us good advice. Thank you for an excellent service. We recommend Banner Jones highly for Will writing.Mr & Mrs G, Old Tupton
The young lady was so friendly and helpful, and made me feel comfortable – which is a rare thing these daysMrs T, Sutton In Ashfield
Excellent service. Very cheerful, family friendly feel. Great waiting area, friendly receptionists. Warm and cosy.Mrs P, North Wingfield
Made Will with another solicitors that no longer exists and had to trace it. It is reassuring to know that, with Banner Jones, I will be automatically contacted in five years after the distressing experience of discovering my Will wasn’t where I thought!Ms S, Chesterfield
All my requests were dealt with efficiently and with respect for my situation, after my recent loss.Mrs B, Morton
We were very happy with the service we received, we would definitely recommend.Mr & Mrs W, Shuttlewood
A very prompt and helpful group of lawyers. First class service.Mrs T, Tuxford
We found Banner Jones to be very friendly. They directed us through all the necessary channels. And were extremely helpful, putting my husband and myself at ease at such a sad, stressful time. A big thank you.Mr & Mrs T, Stretton
Thank you for everything you did to help us through a difficult time.Mr M, Mansfield
For ourselves – we do not think that you could have improved any part of the service. All dealings with our advisor were very satisfactory. Thank you. We would not hesitate to contact Banner Jones if needed.Mr & Mrs D, Wingerworth
The efficiency and respect with which my late husband’s Will was administered could not have been better. Many thanks.Mrs W, Warsop
Katie was the advisor who dealt with me. I found her to be friendly and very helpful. She explained anything to me that I didn’t understand.Mr W, Chesterfield
My family, and our business, always use Banner Jones Solicitors for a range of legal services. From wills and property purchases to more complex commercial legal matters, I would not hesitate in recommending Chris Sellars and the team at Banner Jones Solicitors.Chris Breeze Managing Director â€“ DCJ Group Insurance, Chesterfield
Throughout my dealings, Chris has shown fantastic communication skills, judgement, perseverance and research knowledge and I cannot praise him and Banner Jones enough.
Yours has been an excellent service on the three quite different matters you have dealt with over several years. We have total confidence in Banner Jones and will continue to regard you as our first choice solicitors.Mr & Mrs H, Dronfield
Cannot fault the service, efficient, prompt and courteous, Matters explained very well and clearly. Pleasantly surprised.Mr & Mrs D, Mansfield
Kat, the solicitor who assisted in arranging for the deputyship for my mother was extremely helpful in what I call distressing time where control of my mothers affairs have been passed onto me. Many thanks Kat for the pleasantness.Mrs H, Chesterfield
Excellent, efficient service, Katie was very pleasant and polite. We were made to feel at ease.Mr Mrs C, Dronfield
Fantastic service from Katie. I was made to feel very comfortable with talking about my affairs, very professional.Mrs P, Chesterfield
I would just like to pass on my comments with regards to the first class service we received with the estate of my dear late mother.
We have been dealing with Banner Jones and I would like to say they have been excellent throughout. We have found them to be extremely efficient, helpful, understanding and friendly at this difficult time.
Also very accommodating with appointments as I work full time.
I would also comment she was very patient in dealing with my elderly father who struggles with severe hearing difficulty.
I have no hesitation in using your services again, we will shortly be making appointments to update the will for my father and in due course I will also be updating my own will with Banner Jones as all of our family affairs are with your company.
I will have no hesitation in recommending Banner Jones Solicitors to others, once again, thank you to you all.Ms Carpenter
Very happy with all aspects of my treatment at Banner Jones. Thank you very much Katie.Mrs A, Chesterfield
Excellent. Katie was very pleasant and helpful.Mr & Mrs B, Chesterfield
Natalie at Banner Jones helped us update our Wills. She was very thorough whilst being sensitive to our situation She made it an easy, simple process. We recieved our Wills quickly and completed the matter within 3 weeks!Mr & Mrs F, Chesterfield
Excellent service from start to finish! Prompt, trustworthy, reliable and extremely helpful. Highly recommended!
Many thanks to Katie Woodward for her wonderful assistance.Mr & Mrs C, Chesterfield
Extremely satisfied with the service provided by Katie (and Ellie) in a very professional, friendly manner. The making of the Wills was handled sensitively, thank you.Mr & Mrs P, Mansfield
We used Kat Wheeldon at Banner Jones for our Wills and Powers of Attorney. We always had a friendly but professional service. Details were explained clearly so that we understood exactly what was involved and required. Fees weere explained straight away. We shall return to Banner Jones for any further legal work.Mr & Mrs Diprose
I have recieved help and advice from Katie Woodward, she is kind, considerate and professional. I would be pleased to recommend her to friends, family and colleagues. Many thanks.Ms A, Chesterfield
Banner Jones staff have always been professional and kind throughout my dealings with them. They have been very considerate towards my elderly Uncle, and met his needs - Whether his physical or mental impairments - Making adjustments to their practice with no hesitation at all.Mr P, Chesterfield
Both Natalie and Stacey were very friendly and I had a professional service for both my house purchase and Will. The staff were very nice to talk to and helped me with every step if I was unsure what to do. Will highly recommend to friends and family.Ms L, Chesterfield
Everything involved was dealt with in an exceptionally professional manner. Amy was a very friendly person to deal with, very knowledgable and also very sympathetic and sensitive to our needs. We could not have been better served!Mr & Mrs W, Nottinghamshire
Because we are in our 90's and only essentially amending our Wills, Amy was very patient and extremely sensitive to our situation. She explained the issues involved in a manner whcih was very easy to understand. She gave us a great deal on confidence and we were extremely happy with the outcome.Mr & Mrs W, Mansfield
All staff (off all levels) were very friendly & helpful. Tea/ coffees were made available at the outset and not as an afterthought. I can see no reason at all to not use Banner Jones again for any other aspects of my affairs! Thank you!Mr M, Chesterfield
A pleasing seamless experience. Very helpful and knowledgable staff. Thank you.Mrs P, Dronfield
5 stars across the board!
Advised me about my Will. The lady was very knowledgeable, clear, friendly and punctual.Mrs W, Matlock
I wanted to thank you and your team for the ease (from my point of view) with which everything just happened. Once again many thanks for the help, advice and great service we received from you all, including your kind receptionists who were always so helpful and welcoming as I struggled through the door with Vicki's wheelchair!Mr C, Bonsall
Miss Fowlston and her staff were always helpful and courteous. She returned calls a.s.a.p. When acting in person with an elderly client who had some physical difficulties, Amy was patient and kind and showed every willingness in making the details of the task comprehensible.Mrs D, Sheffield
Today me and my wife have had a Will made and was met by Katie Woodward. Her professionalism stood out. She was a pleasure to talk to when we came out. Me and my wife both look forward to dealing with Banner Jones in the future. Well done to Katie, a credit to your company.Mr & Mrs McD, Hasland
I want to acknowledge the professional, considerate and sensitive manner in which you dealt with myself, my mother and my sister when we called to your offices to pick up my late father's will. Your attentive and helpful manner did not go unnoticed. Many thanks for your assistance and rest assured that any future legal business our family requires will come through you and your good offices.Mr T, South Normanton
Excellent, professional and friendly service. Business discussed and explained in straight forward language, made to feel comfortable and at ease. Highly recommended!Mr & Mrs W, Chesterfield
I would just like to say Thank You to Amy, the young lady who came to see me over my will etc for her kindness, with whom I felt at ease with, and she was most considerate. I couldn't have had a more pleasant young lady. Thank you for taking me on your books.Ms D, Darnall
As I live alone and cannot hear well, I wasn't looking forward to meeting anyone about my will, but it was a pleasure to meet a solicitor from Banner Jones. She explained everything in great detail, and I had no problem in understanding what she was telling me. Will you pass on my thanks for her excellent advice? Thank you.Mr W, Morton
Pleased with the outcome of the meeting, Jade was very clear with her answers.Mr W, Chesterfield
A simple job, competently handled.Mr H, Chesterfield
I had my Will prepared and couldn't have been happier with the service. It was done just as I requested, and very quickly. I can now continue with my life without any worries. Would definitely recommend.Mrs D, Chesterfield
All staff, legal representatives and receptionists during face to face and telephone communications were most considerate and empathetic to me while I was coping with a stressful time in my life. The legal advice and guidance that I received was top class and matters were worked out in a most professional manner enabling me to trust all outcomes. I would certainly return to Banner Jones should I need further legal advice and would recommend them firm to family and friends.Mrs H, Chesterfield