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I’m worried about losing my home for Care Costs. Is there anything I can do?

People are often advised that there is nothing they can do. That is wrong. People are sometimes advised to put their money into a Capital Investment Redemption Bond. That is also wrong. People are sometimes advised to transfer their house to their children. That is invariably the wrong thing to do as well. When it comes to advising clients on care costs we have extensive experience in advising not only on what the law says but what actually happens in practice. Everyone’s circumstances are different. The rules and procedure are complex but we can cut through the complexity and advise you, in your own individual circumstances, what you can do, what you can’t do and advise the best course of action. As with everything in ……read more>>>

Local Probate Registries To Close

HM Courts and Tribunals Service centralisation plan to include closing probate registries The Ministry of Justice plans to close local probate registries and move the work to just one central location in Birmingham. Currently, there are ten remaining regional probate registries in England and Wales and staff have reportedly been informed of plans to scale back operations and shut down the sites in due course. Supposedly, the plan is to eventually move all probate services to Birmingham’s Courts ……read more>>>