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Wills and probate lawyer i Ormskirk

What does a wills and probate lawyer actually do?

Our wills and probate lawyer, Pam Hughes, at Mooney Everett Solicitors in Ormskirk, Lancashire provides some valuable insight into what wills and probate lawyers do and how they can help you. ‘Preparing for the future is so important, regardless of whether you own a large estate or have few material possessions,’ says Pam.  ‘We help people, […]

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Why you should use a lawyer to prepare your will

Making a will is one of the best things you can do to ensure your family are taken care of when you die and that your money, property and other belongings are passed on to the people or good causes you have chosen. To make a valid will there are certain requirements that need to […]

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Talking about West Lancashire Dementia Friendly Community

Talking about West Lancashire Dementia Friendly Community

The West Lancashire Dementia Friendly Community have been taking action against dementia, as part of Dementia Action Week by recording a series of six short videos to provide an insight into their work. Watch these valuable first-hand accounts from people diagnosed with dementia, their relatives and members of the West Lancashire Dementia Friendly Community and […]

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Paying a deceased relative’s debts

Paying a deceased relative’s debts

When a person dies someone needs to sort out their affairs.  Very often responsibility for doing this falls on the person’s relatives, either because they have been named as an executor in the will or because they have been given permission from the Probate Registry where no will exists. Paying for the funeral and settling […]

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Wills and probate lawyer i Ormskirk

Making financial gifts during your lifetime

In an earlier article, Pam Hughes, wills and probate specialist with Mooney Everett Solicitors in Ormskirk, Lancashire, explained how making gifts of money or property during your lifetime could help reduce the inheritance tax payable on your estate when you die.  In this article she looks at how making potentially exempt lifetime transfers, under what is known as […]

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