Business succession and estate planning are an increasingly essential part of our lives. At IRB Law LLP we offer our legal knowledge and experience to help clients in a wide range of estate planning areas. This includes, but is not limited to wills, trusts, business succession planning, and lasting powers of attorney.
In addition to helping our clients plan for the future, we offer services in after life areas such as grants of probate and letters of administration.We also regularly assist our clients with applications under the Mental Capacity Act when a loved one has lost the mental capacity to manage his or her own affairs.
Please get in touch for a no obligation, free initial consultation so we can better understand your situation and provide some initial recommendations.
Probate & Letters of Administration – Probate and Letters of Administration is a legal process of appointing the executor and administrator for the Deceased’s estate. An appointed executor named in the Deceased’s will can apply for Grant of Probate whereas the beneficiary of the estate can apply for Grant of Letters of Administration.
Will Writing – A Will is made to provide for the administration and distribution of a person’s assets upon his or her demise. Under the Wills Act, a Will to be valid must be in writing, signed by the Testator and signed by at least two witnesses.
Lasting Power of Attorney – A Lasting Power of Attorney (“LPA”) is a legal document appointing a Donee to make decisions on behalf of a person should a person lose mental capacity in the future and be unable to make decisions for himself.
Deputyship – Deputyship is a legal process whereby a Court appoints a Deputy to manage personal welfare or the property and affairs of another person who lose mental capacity to manage for himself.