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Writing a will may never be at the top of your to-do list, but a will is one of the most important documents you will ever write.
St Catherine’s Hospice is working with a group of local solicitors to help you be prepared when it comes to writing your will.
Our partner solicitors are kindly offering
- 15% discount off their individual standard charges for straightforward wills, mirror wills (matching wills for married couples) and LPAs (Lasting Power of Attorney)
- Special will writing appointments at their local branches
- Appointment at St Catherine’s Hospice, via a monthly clinic which is organised on a rota basis
Please note the Wills Service is not appropriate for urgent or emergency wills
St Catherine’s Quality Charter
All partner solicitors have signed up to the St Catherine’s Quality Charter to promise exceptional service and quality; you can see the charter here.
Booking an appointment for the St Catherine’s Wills Service is easy; appointments can be booked directly with our partner solicitors at their branches, or through St Catherine’s for appointments at at our new monthly clinics held at the hospice. All appointments will benefit from the discounted rate.
Booking an appointment here at St Catherine’s Hospice
We’re hosting a monthly wills clinic here at the hospice in St Catherine’s Park, Lostock Hall, on the last Wednesday of the month; bookable appointments are held between 10am and 2pm. The solicitor hosting the clinic is organised on a monthly rota. To read more about the participating solicitors, please see below.
To book an appointment, simply fill in our form and let us know your preferred date – we will then contact you to arrange a mutually convenient time to suit you and the solicitor between 10am and 2pm.
Booking an appointment at a solicitors’ branch
Appointments can be made at any of our participating solicitors’ branches during their office hours by clicking here and completing an appointment request form. We will send this on your behalf to your chosen solicitor and they will contact you directly within 48 business hours to arrange your appointment.
If you would like to know more about the participating solicitors, please see below.
Birchall Blackburn Law
Birchall Blackburn Law is a long established local law firm, built on developing close and lasting relationships with our clients, providing a first rate service and appreciating that our clients are real people who may need help with various legal issues as they go through life.
We are proud to have been awarded the Law Society’s prestigious Wills and Inheritance Quality Scheme (WIQS) accreditation, and our team includes members of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), Solicitors for the Elderly and the Law Society’s Private Client Section.
We have a real understanding of the issues faced by our clients and we understand that legal matters can be daunting. We will guide you sympathetically and sensitively through the entire process of making a Will or a Lasting Power of Attorney, ensuring that you have the peace of mind of knowing that you have done everything possible to protect yourself and your loved ones.
• Telephone: Freephone 0800 614 722 or 0333 321 2192 from a mobile
• Address: 38-46 Avenham Street, Preston, PR1 3BN
Complete Wills & Probate
As specialist Wills and Probate lawyers, we are committed to offering a high-quality service at a competitive price to all our clients.
We use our experience to tailor a solution to your specific requirements, whether that is a straightforward Will leaving your estate to individual beneficiaries or your favourite charity, ensuring that your Will offers protection for a vulnerable beneficiary, or advising on asset sheltering trusts.
We also deal with all aspects of Lasting Power of Attorney, Trusts, and Probate and we pride ourselves in providing practical guidance throughout the process. As every client’s circumstances are different, we ensure that each client’s case is dealt with on a personal and bespoke basis, by an approachable and knowledgeable member of our team.
In addition, we have a residential conveyancing team and would be happy to assist with your sale, purchase, or re-mortgage needs.
• Telephone: 01772 910753
• Address: Roundhouse Court, South Rings Business Park, Preston PR5 6DA
Our specialist wills solicitors have extensive experience in dealing with estate planning, including drafting of Wills, Trusts and Lasting Powers of Attorney and advising on inheritance tax. We will guide you through the options available to you to ensure your wishes are met.
• Telephone: 01772 220 022
• Address: Ribchester House, Lancaster Road, Preston, PR1 2QL
Harrison Drury’s private client department is dedicated to excellence in Wills, probate and all inheritance matters.
Our approachable specialists deal with all cases with empathy and respect alongside the deployment of their technical knowledge.
Recommended within the Legal500, our private client team has a number of experts who act for individuals and their families, from simple Wills to complex wealth-planning structures.
We assist individuals on Wills and inheritance issues in a wide range of circumstances who are looking to protect the future financial security of their loved ones.
Our experts can help you put everything in place to protect those you leave behind. This includes:
• preparing Wills, with protection against any potential claims there may be against your estate.
• Putting a Lasting Power of Attorney in place to appoint someone to manage your financial affairs should you ever lack the mental capacity to do so.
• Setting up Trusts to protect your assets and reduce potential tax liabilities.
• Preparing applications to the Court for a statutory Will, for those who lack mental capacity.
• Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
• Telephone: 01772 258321
• Address: 1a Chapel Street, Winckley Square, Preston, PR1 8BU
Providing exceptional service for you is the driving force for our experienced team. We place great emphasis on listening to you and take time to understand your needs.
Marsden Rawsthorn’s sensitive and practical approach brings peace of mind to issues that may affect you throughout your life. We will help clarify your plans and ensure that your wishes are respected in a compassionate manner. Our services can be adapted according to the complexity of your matter and the level of advice and support you need.
We can help with writing a Will, Inheritance Tax Planning, Lasting and Enduring Powers of Attorney, Court of Protection applications and Probate and Administration of Estates.
Our offices at Fulwood and Buckshaw Village are easily accessible with free car parking.
We can agree costs at the outset and can offer fixed fees where appropriate.
• Email: email@example.com
• Telephone: Freephone 08002944410 of 01772 799600
• Address: Faraday Court. Faraday Drive, Fulwood, Preston PR2 9NB