Wills Solicitors in Caerphilly

It is never too soon to start planning for the future. Making a Will ensures that your wishes are respected and followed after your days. With such important decisions to make about how you want your money and property distributed, it is essential to seek the advice of an expert Wills solicitor.

JCP Solicitors’ Lifetime Planning team in Caerphilly are here to provide you with the advice and support you need to create a Will that meets all your needs. Making sure that your Will accounts for your personal circumstances can be tricky. We will make sure that you are fully aware of all your options and explain in plain English so that you can make the best decisions about the contents of your Will.

We can provide advice on Inheritance Tax and help with all your other lifetime planning needs, including Trusts and Lasting Powers of Attorney.

Our clients include rural and agricultural landowners and occupiers, well-known artists, entrepreneurs and high net worth individuals, as well as many individuals and families throughout South Wales.

For expert Will writing advice from our team of friendly solicitors in Caerphilly, please give us a call or use our simple contact form to ask a question or request a call back.

 

  • Arwel Davies
      • 01348 871013
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  • Mike Downey
      • Mike Downey
      • Director & Head of Lifetime Planning - South East Wales
      • 029 2085 5277
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  • Ian Fudge
      • 01348 871 133
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  • Chris Shaw
      • 01446 776121
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  • Rebecca Danks
      • 01446 776084
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  • Beverley Bowen
      • 01792 525458
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  • Sophie Anthony
      • 01348 871011
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  • Sean Boucher
      • 01267 248 986
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  • Joanna Fenoulhet
      • 01446 776081
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  • Hannah Rees
      • 02920 391911
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  • Alice Rowlands
      • 01792 525462
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  • Allison Kent
      • 01792 525 434
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  • Donna Mahoney
      • 01446 776122
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  • Sarah Evans
      • 01348 871019
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  • Bethan Harris
      • 01267 248892
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  • Cherrie Powell
      • 02920 855285
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  • Claire Timpson
      • 01792 525 423
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  • Tanya Tremelling
      • 01792 525411
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  • Denise Cook
      • 01446 776130
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  • Shirley Fahey
      • 01446 776126
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  • Jean Gurner
      • 02920 855278
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  • Carole Jenkins
      • 01792 529613
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  • Shirley Kennea
      • 01437 771 163
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  • Pat Sherwood
      • 01348 871016
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  • Tracey Wadey
      • 01446 776 133
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Will writing & related services in Cardiff

Making a Will

We provide a simple and straightforward Will writing service to put your final wishes into words and ensure your money is inherited by the people you want to benefit after you die. Our service includes specialist Inheritance Tax planning and advice on setting up Trusts.

Updating your Will                                                                                  

You should think about updating your Will whenever you approach a milestone in your life, such as getting married, getting a divorce or dissolution, having children, grandchildren, or buying property. We can provide clear advice about whether a change in circumstances has affected your Will. At JCP Solicitors we suggest you review your Will every three years.

Statutory Wills

If your loved one is unable to make their own decisions because of a lack of mental capacity (e.g. due to dementia or a brain injury), we can help you provide the support they need.. This includes helping you apply to the Court of Protection for a Statutory Will where your loved one does not have a Will or it needs updating. We can handle the entire application process on your behalf.

Visit our Court of Protection page for further information about our expertise.

Estate and succession planning for farms & agricultural businesses

Our Wills team have strong links with agricultural and rural land owners and occupiers across South Wales. We regularly advise farming families and agricultural business owners on succession and lifetime planning matters.. Amongst other matters, we can advise on the use of Agricultural Property Relief (APR) and Business Property Relief to reduce Inheritance Tax liability.

Will disputes

Where family and inheritance is involved, disputes can quickly become very unpleasant, sometimes resulting in permanent rifts between family members. Our inheritance disputes experts have handled countless Will disputes, including:

  • Intestacy disputes
  • Challenging or defending the validity of a Will
  • Making or defending inheritance claims
  • Challenging or defending the execution of a Will

For more information, please visit our Challenging Wills and Trusts page for details of our expertise.

The cost of making a Will

Fixed fee Wills

We are happy to offer a fixed fee Will writing service for straightforward Wills, depending on your requirements. Costs will be dependent on individual circumstances.

Hourly rates

For complex Wills and estates, we typically charge according to an agreed hourly rate. In these cases, we will provide a clear, upfront quote before undertaking any work and will always consult you if further work is needed that could exceed your budget.

To find out more about the cost of making a Will, please get in touch. There is no cost to pick up the phone for a chat with our friendly team.

Why use our Will solicitors in Caerphilly?

Our Will solicitors are part of our Lifetime Planning team with decades of experience advising and supporting clients across Caerphilly and the wider South and East Wales area. We can offer a fully integrated lifetime planning service that covers everything from basic Will writing advice to complex Inheritance Tax planning and dispute resolution.

Our expertise has been independently recognised be leading industry guides, the Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners.

Our specialist team includes several members of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), a global organisation for industry specialists in the area of family inheritance and succession planning.

Additionally, amongst our talented team, Richard Howells is a full member and Joanna Fenoulhet is an Associate member of the Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists (ACTAPS). These memberships demonstrate our high level of knowledge and expertise in inheritance disputes.

We have undergone rigorous training to ensure we can provide the highest quality of advice to our elderly and vulnerable clients. This training includes our team becoming Dementia Champions and Dementia Friends to boost the level of support we can provide to people living with dementia and their loved ones.

Consultant Allison Kent is a member of the Mencap Panel, with particular expertise in Will writing for parents and family members providing for beneficiaries with learning difficulties.

Our team includes a number of Welsh speakers and a dedicated Welsh language co-ordinator, so are equally happy speaking to you in English or Welsh.

Get in touch with our expert Will solicitors in Caerphilly

For expert Will writing advice from our team of friendly solicitors in Caerphilly, please give us a call or use our simple contact form to ask a question or request a call back.