"It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan"

Eleanor Roosevelt

Legal specialist in providing Later Life estate planning solutions and advising vulnerable clients.

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Gavin Ball

Later Life Planning Limited

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My passion is helping people achieve their estate planning wishes.  Every client has a uniquely interesting story to tell and to be able to assist clients in realising their goals is very special to me.

Gavin Ball  - Director

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Looking ahead into the future...

It is apparent too few of us are planning for later life. The facts supporting this worrying trend speak for themselves.

60 %

Wills - The percentage of adults in the UK who have not made a Will.

£45,760

Care Home Fees - The average annual cost of care home fees for an individual in the UK.

1 %

Lasting Powers of Attorney - Fewer than 1% of people in the UK have an LPA.

6 %

Pre-paid funeral plans - The percentage of adults in the UK with a pre-paid funeral plan.

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Sunday 1st May 2022

What should be in estate accounts?

Gavin says: After a death, the deceased’s executor or administrator has the job of winding up the estate. Once this has been done, they are required to provide a final estate account, setting out all of the assets, income, liabilities and expenses as well as the amount that is payable to the...

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What your executor should know about Probate fees.

Probate fees increased in January 2022 to a single flat rate of £273 for all...

27th Mar 2022

What your executor in your Will should know about the new excepted estate probate rules. image

What your executor in your Will should know about the new excepted estate probate rules.

Gavin says: As a Will maker, it is important your chosen executor knows that some estates are...

21st Mar 2022

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Dissatisfied beneficiaries can make claims against your estate

Gavin says: Certain dissatisfied beneficiaries can attempt to make claims against your estate which...

27th Feb 2022