Leeds Wills, Probate & Trust Solicitors

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  • Cohen Cramer Limited

    For the Quality Legal Service You Deserve

    Cohen Cramer Limited

    Cohen Cramer Limited

    For the Quality Legal Service You Deserve

    Suite 1b, Joseph's Well, Hanover Walk, Westgate, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS3 1AB

    01132247804

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  • Ison Harrison Limited

    Ison Harrison Limited

    Ison Harrison Limited

    Duke House, 54 Wellington Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 2EE

    0113 284 5000

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  • Michael Lewin Solicitors Limited

    Michael Lewin Solicitors Limited

    Michael Lewin Solicitors Limited

    635 Roundhay Road, Leeds, LS8 4BA

    0113 200 9720

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  • Sugare & Co

    Sugare & Co

    Sugare & Co

    36 Park Square North, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 2NY

    0113 2446978

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  • Simpson Millar LLP

    Simpson Millar LLP

    Simpson Millar LLP

    21-27 St. Pauls Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 2JG

    0844 858 3200

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  • Switalskis Limited

    Switalskis Limited

    Switalskis Limited

    St James House, 28 Park Place, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 2SP

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  • Levi Solicitors LLP

    Levi Solicitors LLP

    Levi Solicitors LLP

    33 St. Pauls Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 2JJ

    0113 244 9931

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  • MDLS Solicitors Limited

    MDLS Solicitors Limited

    The Tannery, 91 Kirkstall Road, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS3 1HS

    1132473801

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  • Arndale Solicitors

    Arndale Solicitors

    13 Alexandra Road, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS6 1QT

    011 32 431 280

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  • Winston Solicitors LLP

    Winston Solicitors LLP

    Orchard View, 112 Street Lane, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS8 2AL

    0113 3205000

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  • Parker Rhodes Hickmotts

    Parker Rhodes Hickmotts

    272a Dewsbury Road, Beeston, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS11 6JT

    1133876361

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  • Stewarts Law LLP

    Stewarts Law LLP

    9 Bond Court, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 2JZ

    0113 222 0022

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  • Ward Hadaway

    Ward Hadaway

    1a Tower Square, Wellington Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 4DL

    0113 205 6600

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  • Walker Morris LLP

    Walker Morris LLP

    Kings Court, 12 King Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 2HL

    0113 283 2500

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  • DAC Beachcroft Claims Limited

    DAC Beachcroft Claims Limited

    7 Park Square East, Leeds, LS1 2LW

    0113 251 4700

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Compare Wills and Probate Solicitors in Leeds

Do you want a trusts, wills and probate solicitor in Leeds? At LocalSolicitors.com, you will find profiles about all solicitors based in the area that can help you write or amend a will or assist with probate related issues. You can also view solicitors in Leeds that can assist with the creation or management of different types of trusts.

Having a valid will which matches your requirements and provides financial stability for your family is undoubtedly an aspiration for most people. Although DIY options can be found for writing a will, hiring a reputable Leeds solicitor will make sure your will is legally valid and completely fulfils your needs.

What is the purpose of a will?

A will is a legal document used by individuals to state their wishes concerning 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. When a person dies without having made a will, their assets are divided as per the law and not necessarily in accordance with their wishes.

Types of will

Dependent upon a person’s needs, there are a number of different wills that can be used. Common types of wills include:

  • A single will is sometimes known as a testamentary will and is the most traditional type of will. The single will is formally created and signed in the presence of witnesses.
  • Partners may choose to draw up a mirror will that is just about the same as their partners and enables them to leave assets to the same beneficiary as each other.
  • A living will enables people to set out their wishes for turning down particular medical treatments in the future in case they lack the capacity to communicate at a later date.

What is Probate?

The word probate is used to describe the legal and financial processes that need to be followed to deal with the estate of a individual who has died in England or Wales. The processes involved in probate will include the identification of the deceased’s property, the payment of necessary taxes, the administration of the estate’s accounts and the distribution of assets.

What are trusts?

A trust can be used to control assets for people, which includes money, investments and property. There are different kinds of trusts and different tax considerations apply to each. Each trust requires the following roles to be performed:

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

Trusts can be used for a variety of purposes including to distribute assets during the life of the settlor or following their death, to manage assets on behalf of a child or incapacitated person or to protect the assets of a family. A solicitor in Leeds will help their clients to recognise the need for a trust and to create one in a legal way, reflective of the settlor’s wishes.

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