FOR TRUST. FOR ADVICE. FOR LIFE.
Focus on the present by securing your future
No one knows what the future may hold. Uncertainty is a part of life we cannot avoid – but we can prepare. With our help, thousands of clients across the South Coast have protected their Estates and we have given peace of mind to families by providing them with advice to secure their future.
Planning for the future is simple when you have been given the right guidance. Our team will ensure your personal affairs are put in order and your assets are protected in accordance with your wishes. We pride ourselves on being friendly, approachable and people-focused.
Our support includes
Making A Will
Specialist advice on writing or rewriting your Will with care and attention.
Administering a deceased’s estate and personal affairs
During heightened emotions, assisting with distribution of assets.
Addressing inheritance tax matters
Offering rational support and guidance.
Helping you to set up trusts
Legal and personal support for setting up trusts.
Organising co-ownership of property
Professional advice on entering a co-ownership agreement
Dealing with variations to a Will after death
We can help you contest a Will or defend a claim if you are an executor
Resolving disputes should a Will or estate be contested
Legal counsel during stressful or challenging circumstances
Why use Andrew & Andrew Solicitors?
Andrew & Andrew Solicitors have a long heritage of providing expert support and guidance for Probate, Wills and Estate Planning to our large private client base. You are guaranteed a dedicated specialist who will deal professionally with all legal formalities on your behalf.
Our Wills and Probate team understand the importance of future planning and the difficulty surrounding conversations of this nature. It is our priority to take clear instructions, keep you informed throughout and ultimately to feel comfortable with your final Will.
Personal guidance that goes the distance
Take the first step towards a protected, stress-free future knowing you are ready for anything. Andrew & Andrew are ready to engage with new clients and provide security for your estate.
Yes, your executor can also be a beneficiary and it will not affect the validity of the Will.
Yes, you are able to appoint a solicitor as a professional executor under your Will. It may be desirable to have someone independent, particularly at an emotional time for the family.
Yes, you can write your own Will but in doing so you will not receive the bespoke advice a solicitor is able to offer and a solicitor may also pick up on issues which you may have not thought through.
If you do not make a Will your property and possessions pass in accordance with the Intestacy Rules which means they pass down in a prescribed family order. A Will allows you to choose whom you would like to inherit your estate.
If you own a property or your assets equate to more than £5,000.00 then you should make a Will. If you have any children under the age of 18, you should make a Will to make a provision for them.
Yes, you are able to state your funeral wishes within your Will – you can be as specific as you wish.
Yes, many people make provision for their pets in their Wills.
No, your estate will pass in accordance with the Intestacy Rules which means they pass down in a prescribed family order. If you make a Will, you are able to say what assets you would like to pass to your partner.
There are numerous ways to mitigate Inheritance Tax with positive Will estate planning and Andrew and Andrew Solicitors will be able to assist.
If you have property in your name but wish for your partner or family member who lives there to continue living there when you pass away, you can give them a right to occupy the property whilst ultimately passing the property onto your chosen beneficiaries.