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  • You Think Your Next of Kin Have a Right to Make Medical Decisions for You? Think Again!

    You Think Your Next of Kin Have a Right to Make Medical Decisions for You? Think Again!

    In moments of medical crisis or incapacity, it’s a common misconception that close family members automatically have the authority to make critical healthcare decisions. However, under UK law, without a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA), this is not the case. An LPA is essential for appointing someone you trust to make health and welfare decisions…


  • Navigating the Great Wealth Transfer

    Navigating the Great Wealth Transfer

    The next few decades will see the “Great Wealth Transfer” from Baby Boomers, holding over £5 trillion, to younger generations. Conwy Wills and Trusts offers tailored estate planning services to Baby Boomers, Generation X, and Millennials, emphasizing digital convenience, professional advice, and client education to ensure efficient wealth management and transfer.


  • The Importance of Vulnerable Person’s Trusts in Estate Planning

    The Importance of Vulnerable Person’s Trusts in Estate Planning

    The post outlines the importance of vulnerable persons trusts, also known as special needs trusts, for managing assets and protecting benefits for individuals with disabilities or vulnerabilities. These trusts safeguard public benefits, allow tailored financial management, provide legal and financial safeguards, ensure long-term care, offer flexibility, and provide tax advantages. Proper setup with professional advice…


  • Why You Need a Lasting Power of Attorney: Essential Protection at Any Age

    Why You Need a Lasting Power of Attorney: Essential Protection at Any Age

    An LPA is essential for ensuring that trusted individuals make decisions on your behalf if you lose decision-making ability. It covers both health and financial matters, avoids legal complexities, and offers peace of mind. Being adjustable and revocable, LPAs empower you to appoint decision-makers who respect your values, providing significant reassurance for the unknown future.…


  • Secure Your Children’s Future: The Critical Importance of Appointing Guardians

    Appointing guardians is a profound act of love, ensuring your children’s future is secure, no matter what. At Conwy Wills, we guide you through this vital process with empathy and expertise, ensuring your wishes are honoured. Take the crucial step with us—create a will that safeguards your children’s tomorrow. Trust Conwy Wills to protect what’s…


  • How to Be an Attorney Under a Lasting Power of Attorney

    How to Be an Attorney Under a Lasting Power of Attorney

    Becoming an attorney under a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) is not just a significant responsibility; it’s a profound commitment to act in someone else’s best interest, often at times when they are most vulnerable. Whether you’re appointed to manage someone’s financial affairs or to make crucial health and welfare decisions, the role you play…


  • Mastering Intestacy Rules In England And Wales: Unveil The Secrets To Distributing Your Estate Effectively

    Mastering Intestacy Rules In England And Wales: Unveil The Secrets To Distributing Your Estate Effectively

    Navigating the complexities of intestacy rules in England and Wales is crucial for anyone without a will. This post delves into how your estate is distributed under these rules, the consequences of having no eligible heirs, and the potential risks to loved ones and charities if you don’t leave a will. Understand the importance of…


  • Ensuring Excellence in Will-Writing: The Importance of the Institute of Professional Willwriters Code of Practice

    Ensuring Excellence in Will-Writing: The Importance of the Institute of Professional Willwriters Code of Practice

    When it comes to will-writing, choosing the right professional is paramount to ensure that your final wishes are accurately and effectively documented. The Institute of Professional Willwriters (IPW) stands as a beacon of trust and quality within the industry, setting high standards for its members. But what makes an IPW member stand out in the…


  • The High Expenditure Of Dispute: Lessons In Contentious Probate

    The High Expenditure Of Dispute: Lessons In Contentious Probate

    The case of Amnir & Ord v Bala & Ors [2023] highlights the substantial financial burden and diminished awards in contentious probate disputes. Legal fees often outweigh the estate’s value, benefiting primarily the lawyers involved. This underscores the importance of careful estate planning and early conflict resolution through mediation. By learning from this case, individuals…


  • Safeguarding Your Last Wishes: The Importance of Registering Your Will

    Safeguarding Your Last Wishes: The Importance of Registering Your Will

    Creating a will is responsible, but registering it with The National Will Register is crucial for easy location, dispute prevention, and peace of mind. Benefits include nationwide accessibility, secure storage, and support for executors and solicitors. Registering with The National Will Register complements will creation, ensuring final wishes are well-documented and easily accessible, providing assurance…