Archived Legal Articles from 2013

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Wills, Probate, Tax & Trusts

November

Jennifer Joins Forbes

11/11/13

A Solicitor who specialises in later life planning has joined the Wills, Probate, Tax and Trusts Team at Forbes Solicitors. Jennifer Wilkinson, has joined the team based at the firm's Preston office, but will assist clients across Lancashire. She is a member of Solicitors for the Elderly, an…

Forbes Voted Best Legal Company For Second Year Running

08/11/13

Forbes Solicitors triumphed at the Lancashire Business Awards to walk away as Best Legal Company for the second year running. The awards, organised by business lobbying group Downtown Lancashire in Business and held at Stanley House Hotel, honour the most successful entrepreneurs and high growth…

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August

The Risks of DIY Probate

09/08/13

Whilst it is entirely possible to administer an estate without legal assistance, there are many pitfalls for the unwary. Many professionally drafted Wills contain trusts. These trusts are usually included in the Will to save tax, protect assets for the future or to provide protection for vulnerable…

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June

Solicitor's Expertise Recognised

11/06/13

A Solicitor at Forbes Solicitors has been recognised as a specialist in providing legal advice for older and vulnerable people, their families and carers. Victoria Motley, Solicitor and Head of the Forbes' Wills, Probate, Tax and Trusts Department has been accepted as a member of the national…

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May

Promotions at Forbes

07/05/13

Forbes Solicitors is pleased to announce the appointment of two new Partners and four Associates as part of its continued growth. Jonathan Holden and Leonie Millard from the Employment and Personal Injury departments respectively have both been promoted to Partner. Gregory Poole from Wills,…

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March

Helping with Probate

10/03/13

People are often surprised at how long it can take to finalise someone's financial affairs after death. However, if you consider that it has taken someone a lifetime to accumulate, it is perhaps understandable that it will take time to deal with everything correctly. Probate is the term used to…

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