Estate Planning

The Estate Planning department of Gore & Grimes is long established and is a core area of practice for the firm. The Department provides an individually tailored service to its clients seeking to plan their business and personal affairs.

The team are highly experienced in the field of succession planning, including the drafting of wills and the structuring of personal affairs, as well as advising on inheritance tax, gift tax and capital gains tax.

We have an excellent reputation in the establishment and administration of all forms of trusts and Estates, as well as drafting powers of attorney, including enduring powers of attorney.

Our Services

  • Will and Estate Planning
    • Wills
    • Wills and Trusts
    • Fixed Trusts
    • Discretionary Trusts
    • CAT : Exemptions and Reliefs
    • Business Relief, Agricultural Relief and Dwelling House Relief
    • Gifts v Inheritances
  • Administration of Estates
    • Applications for Grant of Probate
    • Applications for Grant where there is no Will
    • Applications for Grant where Executor is abroad
    • Property sales in course of administering Estate
    • Tax issues arising in respect of Estates
  • High Court Probate Applications
    • Disputes in respect of Wills and Estates
    • Applications for provision from a parent’s Estate (section 117)
    • Non-Contentious applications to prove lost or destroyed Wills
  • Issues of Legal Capacity
    • Creating Enduring Powers of Attorney
    • Registering Enduring Powers of Attorney
    • Ward of Court Applications
    • Applications to appoint Care Representatives

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