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Partner | Head of Private Client & Notary Public
The cost of care for the elderly is a complex area of law. Getting expert legal advice and planning ahead will help to ensure that your partner has enough to live on after paying care home fees and may even prevent you from having to use your family home to fund care.
There are many common misconceptions concerning payment of the fees for nursing care or a residential home. Our team of expert solicitors will guide you through social services financial assessment rules and make certain that you do not overpay for care or compromise your family’s financial position.
We examine all the options available and review how social services will treat your assets including investments; income and capital assessments; the family home and jointly held assets. We offer a complete service for the elderly client who needs advice on how to organise their affairs to minimise both tax liability and any loss arising out of care fees.
First impressions at reception were very friendly and helpful and very caring on leaving. The offer of coffee was most welcome. The understanding by Mr Sissons of the situation was to the point and any aspect that could cause unforeseen (by me) problems was soon spotted.
“Thank you for all your assistance regarding our deed of family arrangement. You were all very professional and thorough which made it all a lot easier to understand and complete."
"Mary Butler provided reassuring and knowledgeable advice in difficult circumstances."
"We were all highly satisfied with the service we were given and John Breeze was excellent in all the dealings and explanations."
- Mr Richardson
Very pleased with how we were treated and how easy the process of making a Will is. Also, many thanks for your scheme for St Lukes Hospice. Altogether a very professional service with a human touch. Thank you.