Wills, Trusts and Probate

The Wills, Trust and Probate team helps clients to protect and preserve their wealth for the benefit of their family and loved ones.

Our services include:

  • Wills
    Managing wealth starts with making a will to ensure assets will pass in accordance with wishes.
  • Estate planning
    The Wills, Trusts and Probate team’s expert estate planning advice can help to mitigate the effects of tax and advise on how to manage and pass on wealth in the most tax efficient manner.
  • Trusts
    Trusts established either through a client’s will or during their lifetime will help to protect and control wealth for the benefit of their family.
  • Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs)
    Appointing attorneys by making a Lasting Power of Attorney can allow others to make decisions on a person’s behalf, including if they are unable to do so for themselves.
  • Probate
    When the time comes to administer a person ’s estate and pass on their wealth according to the terms of their will, the Wills, Trusts and Probate team can guide clients through the probate process.
  • Probate disputes
    If there is a dispute regarding a will after a person has died the team can help deal with and settle probate disputes by working closely with the firm’s specialist Dispute Resolution team.
  • Elderly Client Services
    As people get older there are specific steps that can be taken to protect wealth and ensure that both they and their families are looked after. These are available through the team’s bespoke Elderly Client services.
  • Court of Protection
    If an individual has started to lose or has lost mental capacity, it can be very difficult for their family to take control of decisions in relation to their finances and their welfare. The Wills, Trusts and Probate team works closely with the firm’s specialist  Court of Protection team to provide the advice and assistance that is required.

We have 3 members of the team who may work on your matter. Regardless of who works on your matter, they will be supervised by Paul Lowery, Partner and Head of Wills, Trusts and Probate, who has over 16 years’ experience working in Wills, Trusts and Probate. For details of the team click here.

Listen to our podcast series -

An introduction to a series of podcasts presented by Paul Lowery, Partner and Head of the Wills, Trusts and Probate team at Boyes Turner and Ruth Meyer, Partner and Head of the Court of Protection team. Episode 1 presents an introduction to the Wills, Trusts and Probate team at Boyes Turner and a discussion about how services are being provided during the lockdown. Further episodes will include discussions on various aspects of wills, probate trusts and lasting powers of attorney.

The Boyes Turner LLP Podcast · Introduction to Wills, Trusts and Probate
The Boyes Turner LLP Podcast · An Introduction to the Wills and Probate Team at Boyes Turner

related news

To be a Niece or Nephew or not – That is the question? 

If your will provides for a class of beneficiaries rather than individually named beneficiaries it is important to ensure that you adequately identify the intended class of recipients of the gifts so as to ensure that your estate passes in accordance with your wishes.

read more

Is there a will or isn’t there?

When someone dies, one of the first questions when considering their estate is whether or not they made a will. Many people will make a will during their lifetime to put in place arrangements for after they have died. Wills are often considered as one of the most important documents a person will hold...

read more

Lost Assets

Following a death, the executor appointed in the deceased’s Will (whether a family member, friend or professional) will need to manage the estate by carrying out a number of responsibilities

read more

more news

award winning law firm

Boyes Turner are proud to have received the following awards and recognition.