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The Need to Knows on Wills, Power of Attorney, Inheritance Tax and Paying for Care Fees


Start date: 23rd Feb 2021

Time: 19:00 - 21:00

Cost: £48

Day: Tuesday

Duration: 5 weeks

Tutor: Helen Forster

Course code: 21SP054

This year has seen unprecedented times, and people are in a position where they are having to consider making wills or even acting as an executor of an estate. Without realising you can be in a position where you are left managing someone’s affairs and not knowing where to go or what to do!

This 5 week course will discuss in detail how to make a will, the implications of inheritance tax, as well as care fees planning and asset protection. We will also cover how to make a lasting power of attorney and finally what your duties are as an executor.

This course is aimed at anyone who has made a will or Lasting Power of Attorney, is appointed as an executor or manages the affairs of others, and will provide you with an overview of the current rules, including the changes following covid, and the pitfalls to watch out for!

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Helen Forster

Helen Forster

Helen Forster is a solicitor and Trusts and Estates Practitioner in the Yorkshire area. She has been a solicitor for over 9 years, and is a specialist in the field of private client work. She has won awards, including private client department of the year on two occasions, and being Highly Commended in the UK Modern Law Awards 2016 in the category of Rising Star.

In addition to her work, Helen also provides seminars around the country to other professionals in the field of Mental Capacity, and in particular managing people’s affairs if they cannot manage these themselves.

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