WILLS, TRUSTS & PROBATE
If you are making a will, planning a trust or are needing the services of a probate specialist, Cobains is here to help you.
We provide high quality advice on drawing up wills and trusts, along with a full probate service, whether as professional trustees or when instructed by executors.
Without a will the law dictates who should benefit from your estate and this can include estranged members of your family whom you may not even have met, or even the crown. Cobains will draw up your will to deal with your assets in accordance with your instructions by your chosen executor.
INHERITANCE TAX PLANNING AND LIVING WILLS
As property prices have risen, more and more estates are approaching the threshold for paying inheritance tax. With Cobains assisting with professional inheritance tax planning, we help so the tax burden is substantially reduced.
We also specialise in preparing living wills for those who request them. Covering personal wishes regarding medical care in the event of serious illness and when you may not be well enough to communicate effectively with family or medical staff.
After death it is important that you receive sympathetic but professional assistance. Cobains are experts in dealing with all aspects of administration of estates, from obtaining grant of probate, completing inheritance tax forms to preparing detailed final estate accounts.