Estate Planning & Care Fees

Town & Country Law are offering, for the whole of July 2017, a free hours advice on Care Fees Planning, Wills & Lasting Powers of Attorney. Why do I need this Advice? Many people are concerned about how the prospect of paying for care fees will affect them. Indeed, the media has recently been full of stories…

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Care Fee Charges: The Changes

How does the Tory Manifesto affect me? Update: Following the hung parliament, it does not seem likely that the Conservative’s care fee charging proposals will come in to force – certainly within this parliament. Accordingly, the position remains that those assessed for residential care fees can keep just over £23,000 in capital. Firstly the Tories…

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The Benefits of Lifetime Trusts

The Benefits of a Trust There are a number of positive benefits in having a trust, particularly as, the client can retain some influence over the use of the asset by being a trustee themselves or having a responsibility in appointing them. Equally, there are some persuasive arguments where trusts can be the perfect protection…

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