Our specialist Trusts Solicitors have experience in drafting Trusts, providing you with peace of mind of knowing that your assets have been protected moving forward.
There are many different Trusts available and the one you will need will be dependent on your goals and objectives.
We will listen to you and your unique requirements to design a bespoke solution that will help protect your assets and family.
Initial Telephone Discussion
The purpose of a Trust is to safeguard you and your families’ assets, allowing you to plan effectively for passing them on to whomever you wish in the future. A Trust can be set up during your lifetime or it can be included in your Will should you pass away.
Whatever your needs we can advise you on the key details, including how a Trust works, and the tax implications involved in setting one up. We will also go through how the responsibilities work as a trustee.
You may wish to set up a Trust for several reasons, including:
- For an under 18-year-old who is too young to handle their affairs.
- to control and protect family assets.
- to pass on assets when you die.
- to pass on assets while you are still alive.
- to protect assets from unwise decision making.
- when someone cannot handle their affairs because they are incapacitated.
Our in-house experts will help you to determine the type of Trust you need, based upon your intentions and specific circumstances.
Types of Trusts
We can advise and assist you to set up a range of different Trusts, including:
- Bare Trusts.
- Discretionary Trusts.
- Mixed Trusts.
- Settlor-interested Trusts.
- Vulnerable Beneficiary Trusts.
By planning for the future, you can reassure yourself of what will happen to your wealth and assets going forward. Our Solicitors can provide their expertise and advise you on a range of areas, such as:
- Wills & LPAs.
- Lifetime Trusts.
- Life Interest Trusts.
- Compensation Protection Trusts.
- Care Home Fees.
Deciding which Trust will suit your individual needs can seem confusing, which is why our Trusts Solicitors are here to advise you on all the options and to explain which one will best fit your requirements.
A Trust dispute is a conflict that challenges the administering or validity of a Trust. This could be from disagreements over the value of the Trust, differences of interpretations or a feud between beneficiaries of a Trust. Negligent or fraudulent trustees can also do lasting harm to a Trust and its assets.
If you are engaged in a dispute regarding a Trust, our team can assist. We will aim to resolve your dispute swiftly and we will explain the options available to you.
Where possible we will offer a fixed fee, so you will know what the costs are from the start. For more complex or uncertain projects, we will provide you with an estimate of the likely fees involved and keep you updated throughout the matter.
How to get in contact
Our offices are based in Basingstoke and we assist clients across the country.
We aim to keep legal jargon to a minimum and guide you through the process in a manner that is easy to understand.
Our highly-skilled solicitors offer tailored, strategic solutions to even the most complex matters, ensuring you receive the guidance and support you need.
We will be by your side throughout every stage of the process and will provide you with regular updates and advice along the way.
We communicate thoroughly with you from the outset to ensure that we fully understand your individual needs. This allows us to accurately quote for your matter leaving you without any unexpected surprises and fees further down the line.
We provide our clients with a concise and transparent breakdown of costs from the outset of the matter and throughout any subsequent stages. This enables you to build faith and trust in us early on to form a lasting relationship.
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