Putting your assets in a trust enables you to manage and protect your wealth, whether it’s in the form of property, money or investments, so it can be safely passed on to the next generation or whoever you would like to benefit. The trust is then managed and controlled by your appointed trustees.
You might decide to set up a trust to provide for your children or loved ones; manage compensation received after a personal injury or to reduce the amount of inheritance tax you have to pay. There are various types of trust available depending on who you want to pass your assets to and when you want your beneficiaries to have access to your assets.
Setting up a trust can be a complex affair, and it is important that your trust is precisely worded so that it accurately reflects your needs.
At Rotheras we can guide you through the process of making a trust including advising you on your options and suggesting the most appropriate trust for you depending on your circumstances and requirements.
You will be assigned a member of our private client team who will work with you to find out more about your situation and your assets in order to provide you with advice tailored to your needs and requirements.
We can advise you on all aspects of trust and trust law including setting up administering
We can advise trustees on their responsibilities, risks and duties in the role.
We can help with trust tax planning.
We can advise you on dealing with legacies to children under 18.
We can advise you on asset protection.
We can also advise on taxation of trusts and efficient tax planning, especially in relation to inheritance tax.
Posted January 27, 2020
This was my first experience using a solicitor, something I felt quite daunted about. Rothera Sharp (Greg and Petra) put me at ease and were very helpful.
Posted January 27, 2020
Last year I experienced a car accident, as a front seat passenger. I put forward a personal injury claim with Rothera Sharp. From start to finish, my claim has been dealt with efficiently and professionally, and I have always felt my best interests were considered. All communications were made via letter or email to inform me of all further updates. My claim has now come to an end and I am very happy with the overall outcome. I would recommend Rothera Sharp for their service.
Posted February 4, 2020
We cannot recommend Chris Powell of Rothera Sharp more highly. Mr Powell demonstrated the upmost professionalism with a high level of knowledge of the area for which he was representing us. Anyone needing representation/advice regarding the area of haulage will find that Chris Powell and Rothera Sharp are the best choice.
Posted February 4, 2020
Claim dealt with efficiently and to a satisfactory conclusion. Wayne Vickers visited me at home initially and explained everything thoroughly. Professional service throughout. Recommended
Jayne Smith leads the wills and probate department at Nottingham based Rotheras Solicitors and is currently based in our Wollaton office.
Jeremy Allen is a Wills, Probate and Trusts specialist at Nottingham based law firm Rotheras Solicitors and is based at our Lace Market offices in the heart of Nottingham City Centre.
Karen Hayward is a wills, probate and trusts specialist at Nottingham-based law firm Rotheras Solicitors and currently operates in our Beeston office.
Charles George has over 15 years’ experience as a contentious probate solicitor and he has also been responsible for risk and compliance at the firm for many years. Charles is currently based in our head office in the Lace Market
Duncan Godfrey is a Probate, Trusts and Residential Conveyancing Solicitor at Nottingham based Rotheras Solicitors and is located at our offices in the Lace Market and Burton Joyce.
Petra Lewis-Feast is a senior lawyer within the wills and probate team. She has worked as a private client specialist since she qualified in 1993. Petra is currently based in our head office in the Lace Market
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Rebecca Green is an Associate Chartered Legal Executive in Rotheras Wills and Probate department and specialises in will drafting, estate administration, lasting powers of attorney and court of protection applications. Rebecca is currently based in our Long Eaton office.
Sarah Soo is a Wills and Probate specialist at Nottingham-based law firm Rotheras Solicitors and has specialised in private client work since she began her career. Sarah is currently based in our Wollaton office
Eleanor Robinson is a Wills, Probate and Trusts specialist at Nottingham-based law firm Rotheras Solicitors and is based at our West Bridgford office.
Adam’s expertise covers a wide range of services including drafting Wills, preparing Power of Attorney documents, Probate and Court of Protections applications.
James Briggs is a private client solicitor at Nottingham-based law firm Rotheras Solicitors.
Alison Richardson is a member of the family team and wills, trust & probate team based at our Mapperley office.
Christina Peck is a trainee solicitor within Rotheras Wills and Probate department and is based at the firm’s Beeston office.
Anna Guy has over 10 years’ experience of working in law firms, and 7 years’ experience of dealing with Wills and Probate matters.
Brett James is a Conveyancing and Wills and Probate Paralegal at Rotheras Solicitors and is based at our Lace Market office.
Michelle Kingston is a Paralegal in Rotheras Wills and Probate department and is based at our Long Eaton office
Sharon Fleckney is a Paralegal in Rotheras Wills and Probate department and is based at the firm’s Lace Market Office.
Sue Radford is a Paralegal in Rotheras Wills and Probate department and is based at the firm’s Beeston Office.
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Posted on 02/21/2020
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Posted on 02/12/2020