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Elderly Client Services

As the average age of life expectancy continues to increase it is ever more important for clients to consider financial planning for their future.  This is often coupled with a desire to ensure that assets are able to be passed down to the next generation.  Here at Wake Smith Solicitors we are sensitive to the often conflicting considerations which affect many of our elderly clients. We have years of experience in advising clients to find the best estate and care fee planning structures for each individual.  We appreciate that no one individual’s needs are the same.  We therefore tailor bespoke advice to the individual.

Care home fees have according to recent media reports increased by 5.6% last year to an average of £30,000 per annum.  That is generally ten times the rise in pensions as income in the same period.

In our experience there are two schools of thought among clients undertaking care home fee planning.  Some decide to use their money to secure the best quality of life while others feel strongly about family inheritance and are prepared to take their chances in the state system.  It is important that clients consider three things:

  1. Wealth management
  2. Lasting powers of attorney
  3. Asset protection

Our Private Client Team

Suzanne Porter
Director

Andrew Vidler
Director

Breda Cashell
Director

Rachael Flintoft
Associate

Louise Rudkin
Associate

Michael Tunbridge
Consultant

Shaun Talbot
Chartered Legal Executive

Our Clients Say

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Brian Middleton
David and Elizabeth Marsden
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Mr & Mrs M from Sheffield
Mr F from Sheffield

"Breda Cashell did a first class job in handling our late mothers estate, keeping us well informed throughout this sad time of ours. Nothing was too much trouble, she was very professional from the outset to completion. She answered all our questions at our first meeting, and subsequent meetings. Breda is a very caring lady, and our family would recommend her and your services as an excellent company to work with. Thanks for a brilliant service."

Brian Middleton

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