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Longridge: 01772 783 314 
Garstang: 01995 602 129 
Lancaster: 01524 581 306 

Posts tagged “Inheritance”

Solicitors in Lancaster, MG Legal, offer services in the following:- 
When a person passes away, if they have left a Will, their estate will most likely need a Grant of Probate obtaining. Solicitors in Lancaster, MG Legal, can help the executors of the Will (the people name in the Will as being ‘in charge’ of the deceased’s estate) to apply and obtain a Grant of Probate
MG Legal, your property solicitors Lancaster, with offices throughout Lancashire, have found that the average age for a person buying their first property is between 25 and 34. Is it coincidence then, that the most recent government report into Intergenerational transfers have found that this is also the most popular age for people to receive gifts or loan from a family member? Obviously, there are those of us who still need to obtain a mortgage, and your conveyancing solicitors Preston, MG Legal, still deal with many of the high-street lenders on a daily basis. 
Not that long ago, our Lancaster Solicitors explained how the Government were now considering expanding the Civil Partnership Act to include any couple who wishes to enter into one (read our Lancaster Solicitors’ blog here). Our Lancaster Solicitors explained that this would benefit co-habiting couples who do not wish to marry, as they could enter into a Civil Partnership and gain the same rights as a married couple, for example, our Lancaster Solicitors explained, they would be entitled to certain benefits on the death of their partner that they would not usually be entitled to. 
Many parents of minors who suffer from a lack of mental capacity often forget that the automatic rights given to them by way of Parental Rights protections, including all financial and medical decisions, are diminished somewhat when their child reaches adulthood, often leading to a minefield of confusion, worry, and lack of knowing where to turn. 
When someone contacts us after their loved one has passed away, the first question we are normally asked is ‘What is Probate?’. It’s a term that is thrown around by all manners of people – Lancaster Solicitors, Funeral directors, Banks, Mortgage Companies – the list goes on and on. But, what is Probate and why do you need it? 
 
MG Legal’s Lancaster Solicitors are specialists in Probate matters, and have put together some answers to the top questions they are asked. 
When the words Lasting Powers of Attorney are mentioned, it can be confusing. Once a thing associated with being elderly and unable to make your own decisions due to being in a care home, now-a-days more and more people are trying to get their affairs in order to make it easier for their loved ones should they no longer be able to make their own decisions. 
 
Whilst it can seem daunting to consider the 'what-if' questions, at MG Legal our expert team have over 20 years' experience in drafting Wills and Lasting Power of Attorneys and have answered the five 'W' questions to help you get the ball rolling with your LPAs.  
 
BUT our expert team doesn't stop there! If you have any more questions, or want to get started with your LPAs, contact our expert Solicitors in Lancaster today on 01524 581 306 or email enquiries@mglegal.co.uk to enquire about your free initial consultation.  
The process of drafting a Will can be a daunting process: there can be so many unanswered questions. At MG Legal our expert team are on-hand to provide you with the advice that you need before you 'sign on the dotted line'. With over 30 years' combined experience, our Wills department can advise you on the implications of your Will and can make sure that you're covered for a breadth of scenarios. To help you along the way, we have asked our expert team to answer some of the most commonly asked questions. Read our team's advice below. 
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