"Emma was extremely thorough and dealt with my probate case efficiently."
"Extremely happy with the way Emma helped me through the difficult decisions. She explained everything very thoroughly."
Emma is an Associate and member of our Wills, Trusts and Lasting Power of Attorney, Probate and Court of Protection Departments. Emma qualified as a solicitor in 2009.
Preparing Wills and giving related estate planning advice for a married couple where one spouse was terminally ill. This included a transfer of property between both spouses to reduce Capital Gains Tax and Inheritance Tax.
Advising a family on the preparation of a Deed of Variation to reduce the Inheritance Tax liability on the estate by £120,000.
Preparing Wills to include Discretionary Trusts as a means of utilising the availability of Business Property Relief and reducing the estate’s Inheritance Tax liability.
Acting in the administration of an estate involving a single Joint Will made by a married couple.
Acting on an Intestacy matter where DNA tests were required to validate the estate beneficiaries.
"Emma was a good communicator and very obliging - nothing was too much trouble."
"Emma Thorpe and Chris Dickinson were very patient us when we asked the same questions over and over! Thank you."