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...

Unregulated Will writers

Statistically speaking more than half of the people reading this have yet to make their Will or arrange a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA).  Yet, 100% of us are going die and 1 in 4 of us will lose mental capacity at some point in our lives.If you’re in the group that...

2018 isn’t over yet – there’s still time!

Hands up who said ‘’I really must sort my Will out this year’’ way back in January? Now, hands up who finds themselves moaning at how early the Christmas adverts have started this year, having not yet got around to arranging their Will nearly a year on? If that sounds...