Care fees and Inheritance Tax

There are few things that get people worked up as much as the idea of their property being used to fund later life care or all of it being swallowed up by inheritance tax leaving their families with nothing... …It is therefore no surprise that I am regularly...

Your Estate, Your Way

Contrary to what you may have been told there are actually very few people who could make a claim on your estate when you die. They are, your husband, wife or civil partner, your children or someone who has been financially dependent on you in the two years prior to...

IPW Southern Regional Meeting April 2019

Tony Cohen, Director of Nsure Estate Planning Services hosted his first Institute of Professional Willwriters regional meeting on Tuesday 16th April since being appointed southern regional coordinator for the IPW. The well attended event was held in Worthing at Nsure...

Updates and Expert Opinions

I had the pleasure of attending the annual Institute of Professional Willwriters conference in March and listened to several industry experts, including senior lawyer Mary MacGregor, from the Office of the Public Guardian. The OPG claim that they are currently...

Care Home Fees – What works & what doesn’t

I’m regularly approached by people who are worried about care home fees and want to put their home into a trust to avoid it being used to fund long term care...     …I understand that you’ve worked and paid tax all of your life, so you don’t want to pay out any...