Lasting Powers of Attorney January Sale
Howells Solicitors are experts in Estate Planning, including Will writing, Trusts, Probate and drafting Lasting Powers of Attorneys.
During the month of January all Lasting Power of Attorney clients can instruct us to draft a single Will for £75+ VAT. This is a discount of 50% on a single Will.
What is a Lasting Power of Attorney?
A Lasting Power of Attorney is a legal document that enables a person you trust, such as a family member or otherwise, to make important decisions about your health and welfare and/or your financial affairs on your behalf, should you be unable to make these decisions due to the loss of mental capacity.
For the month of January receive a 50% off all single Wills when you instruct us to draft your Lasting Power of Attorney.
Lasting Power of Attorney prices:
There are two types of Lasting Power of Attorney (“LPA”). It is possible to make either one or both types – it is your choice.
- Single LPA i.e. one person making one LPA – £350 + vat and court registration fee (£82 per LPA).
- Two people making one type of LPA each – £500.00 + VAT and the court registration fees of £164.00.
- Single person making both types of LPA – £500.00 + VAT and court registration fees of £164.00.
- Couple making both types of LPA – £750.00 + VAT and court registration fees of £328.00.
The court registration fee is set by the court. If you have a low income or are in receipt of certain benefits the court may agree to waive the fee entirely or reduce it.
When you instruct us to draft your Lasting Power of Attorney add a single Will for £75 + VAT.
What is a Will?
A Will is a written document which directs how a person’s possessions and estate will be distributed when they die. Among other requirements, a Will may appoint executors to administer an estate, name a guardian for a child, and/or make arrangement for payment of duties.
What does the £75+ VAT fee include?
- An initial appointment to discuss your requirements
- Advice regarding your options
- Drafting your Will and sending it to you to consider
- Meeting with you again to sign your Wills
- Providing you with a signed copy of your Will; and
- Storing the original on your behalf.
Sometimes, due to the complexity of estates it is necessary to provide further advice. The following are not included in the fee for a basic Will:
- Obtaining a medical report to establish whether you have capacity to make a Will
- Advice regarding the potential for a challenge to your estate under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975;
- Advice regarding the effect of Inheritance Tax on your estate if it appears that there will be a charge on your death.
A Guide to Will Writing & Retirement Planning
You can find a guide to Will Writing here: