Wills, Probate & Trust Solicitors In Derby

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  • Nelsons Solicitors Limited

    Nelsons Solicitors Limited

    Nelsons Solicitors Limited

    Sterne House, Lodge Lane, Derby, Derbyshire, DE1 3WD

    01332 372 372

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  • Alexander & Co. Solicitors LLP

    Alexander & Co. Solicitors LLP

    56 Friar Gate, Derby, Derbyshire, DE1 1DF

    01332 600005

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  • J H Powell & Co

    J H Powell & Co

    Cathedral Chambers, Amen Alley, Derby, Derbyshire, DE1 3GT

    01332 372211

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  • Freeths LLP

    Freeths LLP

    2nd Floor West Point, Cardinal Square, 10 Nottingham Road, Derby, Derbyshire, DE1 3QT

    01332 361 000

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  • Flint Bishop LLP

    Flint Bishop LLP

    St. Michaels Court, St. Michaels Lane, Derby, Derbyshire, DE1 3HQ

    01332 340211

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  • Irvings Solicitors

    Irvings Solicitors

    21 Ashbourne Road, Derby, Derbyshire, DE22 3FQ

    01332 346036

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  • A Kay Pietron & Paluch Solicitors LLP

    A Kay Pietron & Paluch Solicitors LLP

    Aida Building, 4 City Road, Derby, DE1 3RP

    01332 205966

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  • Ashby Family Law Practice

    Ashby Family Law Practice

    13 Cheapside, Derby, Derbyshire, DE1 1BR

    01332 293293

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  • Broadbents Solicitors LLP

    Broadbents Solicitors LLP

    1st Floor, 25 Iron Gate, Derby, Derbyshire, DE1 3GL

    01332 369090

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  • Skr Legal Limited

    Skr Legal Limited

    Office Number 16, Rosehill Business Centre, Normanton Road, Derby, Derbyshire, DE23 6RH

    01332 595020

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  • Sawarn & Co Ltd

    Sawarn & Co Ltd

    526 Arleston Lane, Stenson Fields, Derby, Derbyshire, DE24 3AG

    07984 431319

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  • Right Legal Group Limited

    Right Legal Group Limited

    16 Stanier Way, Wyvern Business Park, Derby, Derbyshire, DE21 6BF

    01332424511

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  • Geldards LLP

    Geldards LLP

    1 Pride Place, Pride Park, Derby, Derbyshire, DE24 8QR

    01332 331631

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  • Nelsonslaw LLP

    Nelsonslaw LLP

    Sterne House, Lodge Lane, Derby, Derbyshire, DE1 3WD

    01332 372372

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  • Simpson Jones LLP

    Simpson Jones LLP

    2 Stuart Street, Derby, Derbyshire, DE1 2EQ

    01332 200 200

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Find Wills And Probate Solicitors In Derby

Do you need a good trusts, wills and probate solicitor in Derby? On this page, you will see detailed information regarding all of the solicitors located in the area that can help you write or amend a will or help with probate related issues. You can also view solicitors in Derby that can help with the drafting or management of different kinds of trusts.

Having a valid will that reflects your wishes and provides financial security for your loved ones is definitely an aspiration for many of us. Although DIY options can be purchased for writing a will, hiring a reputable Derby solicitor will ensure that your will is legally valid and perfectly matches your needs.

Do I need a will?

A will is a legal document that can be used by people to specify their preferences in regards to the distribution and management of their estate and the care of their children in the event of their death. To ensure that a will is legally binding, it should be written and signed by you and your witnesses. If a will is not made, the deceased’s estate will be divided as per the law and not necessarily as per their wishes.

What are the different types of will?

There are various types of wills that can be made to suit different requirements. Some of the most common include:

  • Single wills are also known as testamentary wills and are the most common type. This kind of will is formally prepared and signed in the presence of witnesses.
  • Mirror wills are an option available to couples who want to create near identical wills which allow them to leave assets to the same beneficiaries, normally each other in the first instance.
  • A living will enables men and women to set out their preferences for declining certain medical treatments in the future in case they lack the mental capacity to communicate at a later point.

What is Probate?

Probate means the formal legal processes which are followed to deal with property and possessions following an individual's death in England or Wales. Probate processes can include identifying the deceased person’s property and possessions, paying required taxes, managing the accounts of the estate and distributing net assets.

Trusts

A trust is used to enable a person to manage their assets, including money, investments and property. There are different types of trusts that are available, with each having particular tax considerations. Trusts have various roles that will have to be fulfilled, including:

  • A ‘settlor’ - the person that puts their assets into a trust
  • A ‘trustee’ which is the person that is in charge of the trust management
  • A ‘beneficiary’ who is the individual that enjoy the benefits of the trust

Trusts are made for a variety of reasons including to protect a family’s assets, manage the assets of a child or incapacitated person or to distribute assets during the settlor’s life or when they die. Solicitors in Derby are able to help clients evaluate their need for a trust and produce a comprehensive trust that meets their wishes.

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