At Phillips Solicitors, we have been helping individual clients to manage their personal affairs and advising them on all aspects of Wills, Trusts and related matters for over 30 years.
Clients come from all walks of life and each has the personal attention of our private client team – someone who will give them expert advice, no matter how sensitive the problem may be. We will help you write a Will, draw up Lasting Powers of Attorney, deal with Succession Planning and assist with the Administration of Estates and Elderly Client Affairs as well as Inheritance Tax. Our Wills & Probate solicitors offer support and legal advice for families from across Hampshire, Berkshire, Surrey and the South East.
We protect you, your assets and your family as you move into older age.
Whether single, cohabiting, married or a parent, Wills are a key element in estate planning and, without a Will you are unable to control what happens to your assets after death.
We help you to make the correct provisions in your Will and ensure that your wishes are carried out.More about Making A Will
This service involves dealing with your affairs after death – the estate being your property and assets.
Our probate specialists handle the winding up of your estate with sensitivity and understanding, and help your family and friends through what can be a very confusing and upsetting time.Click to find out more
Clients often ask what they should bring to their first meeting. We want to reassure you that the most important thing is to bring yourselves and not to worry.
However, we do require to see some documents to prove your identity.what we require
Following a recent Government announcement many bereaved families will pay more in probate fees starting in April 2019.
Be careful if you are thinking of going down the Probate DIY route. It is a complicated topic that can be time consuming and confusing and not without risk.
Thousands of people who manage their pension fund without a Lasting Power of Attorney in place are at risk of a financial crisis in later life warns pension group Zurich.
The importance of updating a Will has been highlighted in a recent case where a businessman’s estate was challenged by his infant children.
Lasting Powers of Attorney is not an American mini-series, but it is a very useful legal document that people really ought to consider having in place alongside their Will.
There is good news if you registered a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) between April 1, 2013 and March 31, 2017, as you could be entitled to a refund of up to £54.
Reports of multi-millionaire businessman Richard Cousins leaving the bulk of his wealth to Oxfam highlights the importance of using a Solicitor to draw up your Will to cover all eventualities.