Options for becoming an Estate Planning Consultant: What are they?

Options for becoming an Estate Planning Consultant: What are they?

When you first start looking at your options for becoming and estate planning consultant, it can seem a challenge to decide which one fits your circumstances, so we thought we would write a quick post to help you decide the best direction for you. We also recommend...

Wills for Blended Families

Wills for Blended Families

In the modern tapestry of family life, blended families where individuals with children from previous relationships come together to form new households are a common aspect of our society. Crafting a will for a blended family requires thoughtful consideration and...

What is a Business Lasting Power of Attorney?

What is a Business Lasting Power of Attorney?

A business Lasting Power of Attorney allows your client to appoint an attorney (someone they know and trust) to make decisions concerning their business interests should they be unavailable or lack mental capacity. A business LPA is separate from their financial...

What is involved in becoming an Estate Planning Consultant

What is involved in becoming an Estate Planning Consultant

Estate Planning and Will writing is a critical aspect of financial and legacy planning that can often be overlooked but should never be undervalued. It’s certainly a growing sector with clients becoming increasingly aware of the need for a Will or Lasting Power of...

Can a Will be changed after death?

Can a Will be changed after death?

In the realm of estate planning and testamentary matters, the Last Will and Testament holds a significant place. It's a document that dictates how a person's assets and possessions are to be distributed after their demise. However, the question arises: Can a will be...

Commonly seen disputes regarding Wills

Commonly seen disputes regarding Wills

Disputes involving wills, trusts and estates have been on the rise over the years, with the pandemic as a contributing factor and the rise in ‘DIY’ wills. There are a number of potential reasons which may explain why such claims are so frequent and on the rise. We...

How your clients can lessen the impact of IHT

How your clients can lessen the impact of IHT

An inheritance tax bill is becoming a threat for more and more families amid soaring house prices and the frozen inheritance tax threshold. While most people won’t be affected by the tax, inheritance tax receipts have been increasing year-on-year – with HMRC...

BTWC Director named IPW ‘Willwriter of the Year 2023’

BTWC Director named IPW ‘Willwriter of the Year 2023’

Beneficial Trust & Will Co are delighted to announce that their Director, Amy Peters, has been awarded the accolade of “Willwriter of the Year 2023” by the Institute of Professional Willwriters (IPW). The firm are absolutely thrilled that Amy’s dedication to her...