Wills, Trusts & Probate

January 30, 2024 | by Joanna.Shields

10 important steps that every Executor should take after someone dies When someone writes a Will, they will usually appoint an Executor who is legally responsible for their money, property and possessions after they die. Luke Smyth, Wills & Probate...

March 13, 2023 | by Caitlin Dobson

Writing a Will is often seen as an exercise for a later stage in life perhaps following the diagnosis of an illness, or for the elderly as they approach their twilight years. For many young people, writing a Will is...

February 10, 2023 | by Grace Steele

Have you made a Health and Welfare Lasting Power of Attorney? Many people have a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) in place for covering decisions regarding property and financial affairs. But do we apply that same concern towards our own...

February 1, 2023 | by Ben Bourne

Setting up a charity can be a complicated process. Making sure your charity operates in compliance with ever changing regulations is just as important. From appointing Trustees to general administration and charity governance, charities must understand their responsibility to manage...

January 10, 2023 | by Caitlin Dobson

Ellis-Fermor & Negus Solicitors is delighted to welcome Chartered Legal Executive Rosie Woodward to the Wills & Probate team at our Belper office! About Rosie Rosie Woodward is an experienced Legal Executive and joined Ellis-Fermor & Negus Solicitors in November...

January 9, 2023 | by Rosie Woodward

The beginning of a New Year is always an opportunity for a fresh start. As you make resolutions and set goals for the year ahead, why not take a moment to review your will and consider whether it still reflects...

August 31, 2021 | by Grace Steele

There is more to think about when sorting out your affairs than simply writing a Will. Our experienced team of solicitors can help you understand important legal procedures, advise you on how to set up a trust and regularly review...

July 6, 2021 | by Caitlin Dobson

Choosing to write your own Will rather than to seek professional advice could seem like a simple and cost-effective way to ensure your loved ones are provided for when you die. Unfortunately, a Will written without legal advice can end...

January 7, 2021 | by Caitlin Dobson

Writing a Will is an important way of ensuring that your family and loved ones are protected and provided for if you die. However, changes to your circumstances such as getting married, moving to a new property, or the death...

December 14, 2020 | by Caitlin Dobson

You may have made a Will, but have you considered who would look after your affairs during your lifetime and ensure your wishes were met if you lost mental capacity due to either illness or an accident? Wills & Probate...