Drop in on the Cowbridge High Street to Talk About Your Will
- AuthorRebecca Seldon
With around 60 percent of people neglecting to make a Will, a Cowbridge law firm is holding free, informal drop-in sessions in its office based on the Cowbridge high street, to encourage people to put their affairs in order - and to save their loved ones unnecessary stress.
JCP Solicitors is running a series of free sessions to guide people who need to get their Will, Inheritance Tax Planning, Asset Protection or Lasting Powers of Attorney in order, with the 15-minute sessions going ahead at JCP’s Cowbridge office in February, March and April.
Rebecca Seldon, an Associate Solicitor in the Lifetime Planning team, based at JCP Solicitors’ Cowbridge office, said: “About 60 percent of adults in the UK have not written a Will. Not having a Will in place setting out wishes can create additional stress for their loved ones when they pass away, at an already difficult time for them.
“We often hear people say that they don’t feel as though they are wealthy enough to warrant making a Will, or that they are too young to think about it yet. In fact, it is important for everyone to take control of their affairs – and we find people usually feel a real sense of relief when they have done so.
“If you do not make a Will, the Rules of Intestacy will stipulate who gets what upon your death and the outcome may not be what you want. This can be devastating for loved ones.
“It is also important to review your Will every three years, or when your circumstances change – for example, if you get married or enter a civil partnership, you have children, or of your employment situation changes.
“We are pleased to be able to offer these free consultations in the heart of Cowbridge – we always hear positive feedback from these events, since people appreciate having access to professional legal advice in the heart of their own communities, rather than having to travel to the city hubs.”
There is no need to pre-book, just drop into the free sessions at the office in the Old Pavilion, Eastgate Street, Cowbridge from 5pm to 7pm, on:
- Tuesday 4 February
- Tuesday 3 March
- Tuesday 7 April
To discuss making a Will, please contact Rebecca Seldon on Rebecca.Seldon@jcpsolicitors.co.uk or call 01446 776137. For further advice, please contact our specialist Lifetime Planning Solicitors in:
- Swansea: 01792 773773
- Cardiff: 02920 225472
- Carmarthen: 01267 234022
- Caerphilly: 02920 860628
- Cowbridge: 01446 771742
- Haverfordwest: 01437 764723
- Fishguard: 01348 873671
- Pontypridd: 01443 408455