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Wills and Trusts
A recent survey showed that two-thirds of adults do not have a Will. In the event that you die without a Will the Intestacy Rules apply and these rules therefore determine who will inherit and how much each of your family members will inherit. If you wish to determine how your estate will be dealt with, who it will be dealt with by and how your family are provided for you need to make a Will.
Specialist Wills and Trusts Solicitors
When you make a Will you can name people (called Executors) who will carry out your wishes following your death. It is possible to name Guardians within your Will for any minor children and to make gifts to friends, charities and loved ones. It is also possible to document your funeral wishes within your Will.
When preparing your Will it is important to take advice on both tax and estate planning. This may mean that you incorporate trusts into the Will which will come into effect on your death. These trusts may allow greater flexibility for your family, to provide for vulnerable loved ones or as a tax or estate planning tool. Careful consideration of these factors will be needed and our team can take you through the various options to prepare a Will that suits you and your wishes.
It is important to remember that if you are living with someone that person will not automatically receive anything from your estate, even if you have lived together for many years or have children together. A Will should therefore be put in place to make sure that your partner is provided for in the way you wish.
As your circumstances change, you need to check your Will and make sure it is still suitable and valid – marriage automatically revokes a Will but divorce does not.
Many people worry about making a Will but it is one of the most important things you can do. It need not be expensive but it is worthwhile getting full advice to ensure that your Will accurately records your wishes and provides for your loved ones in the way you wish.
At Rogers & Norton our focus is on delivering a sympathetic, cost effective and tailored solution to your individual needs, whatever your circumstances.
When you have completed the questionnaire please return it by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or click on the submit button contained within the form.
Completing the online planner provides us with the basic information needed to prepare your Will and also saves time at any meeting we have, when any outstanding issues or questions can be discussed.
When your completed Will planner is received we will provide you with details of the fees involved within twenty-four hours and discuss the next steps in the process.
The online planner may not be appropriate for everyone; if you wish to discuss your Will in person then please contact our team on 01603 666001 or email email@example.com.
What our clients say
Very pleasant and helpful in every way.
Mr & Mrs H / Poringland
All staff show high level of care and understanding particularly at times of emotional vulnerability such as when dealing with the estates of the deceased, probate etc.
Mrs W / Watton
Calm professional manner made the process easy. I never felt rushed the atmosphere was relaxed.
Mrs H. / Norwich
Laura made a very stressful situation much more bearable. She is patient and sensitive to our needs.
Mrs W. / Norwich
Excellent overall service, am very pleased with all aspects of service.
Mr B. / Norwich
Louisa has been an excellent person to deal with at a difficult time.
Mr S / Norwich
Barbara was very kind & helpful but also very professional. She explained things in an understanding way which was appreciated.
Mrs S / Norwich
A good experience and we have confidence that our affairs were dealt with professionally.
C. D. / Norwich
Overt efficiency making the potentially incomprehensible comprehensible.
The mystique was translated into clarity and the purpose simplified.
Mr & Mrs H. / Norfolk
Courteous, kind and very professional.
Mrs D / Norwich
Very business-like, clear & easy to understand. Friendly & respectful. Matter promptly dealt with & concluded.
Mrs L / Thetford
Totally professional at all times and always phoned / emailed back if necessary.
Just to say thank you for everything you have done for me and my family other the past 3 years !
Miss R / Dereham
Louisa dealt with our Wills very swiftly and professionally. Excellent service.
Ms K / Stalham
Charlotte was very professional in her manner & knowledge, explaining everything clearly to us, and was very pleasant and friendly!
Mr & Mrs D / Attleborough
Louisa is so careful, thorough and has given us superb guidance & advice regarding our wills and Power of Attorney.
Mr & Mrs F / Norwich
Special thanks for your kind and considerate handling of what to me was very complicated and involved documentation which you explained excellently so that even I understood it.
I will be pleased to recommend you to anyone as a 1st class solicitor.
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