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Guarantee Your Belongings Are Secure By Estate Planning

Updated: Sep 10, 2023

As the saying goes, failing to plan is planning to fail. Estate planning is no exception and the consequences of not having a solid plan in place can be devastating.

In this Estate Planning Blog, we'll embark on a journey that will not only safeguard your assets but also secure your family's financial future. We'll delve into the art of estate planning, exploring the myriad benefits it brings. From the robust protection of property and asset protection trusts to ensuring your cherished beneficiaries are well-provided for, we leave no stone unturned. Dive into our FAQ section for expert answers, and let's chart a course for lasting financial security and a legacy that shines through the ages.

What Is Estate Planning

Estate planning is the strategic process of preparing for the future, covering all eventualities to ensure your assets are safeguarded and your loved ones cared for. It involves crafting a comprehensive plan that often includes wills and power of attorney, along with home protection trusts and asset protection trusts. This meticulous planning guarantees that your legacy is preserved and your financial affairs are in order, offering peace of mind to you and your family

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Whats Is Estate Planning


Property Protection Trust

Asset Protection Trust

​Family Asset Protection Trust

How to avoid inheritance tax

Estate Plan Package

Frequently Asked Questions

In Conclusion

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Beneficiary Of An Inheritance

A beneficiary is the designated recipient of assets, wealth, or property upon the death of an individual. This role is pivotal in the execution of wills, trusts, and life insurance policies. Beneficiaries can be individuals, family members, friends, organizations, or charities, chosen by the benefactor to ensure their legacy lives on. Beneficiaries of a Will face possible problems with other family members able to contest. A beneficiary of a Trust has a protective barrier guaranteeing their inheritance

Home Protection Trust

This strategic legal arrangement offers a robust defense against the looming threat of care home costs and potential creditors. It allows you to retain the right to reside in your home while ensuring that it remains outside the reach of financial predators. However, mastering this trust requires expert guidance, and that's where Legal Help Services Limited steps in, offering you the expertise you need to secure your family's future with confidence.

Asset Protection Trust

This savvy legal document not only shields your assets from Inheritance Tax, but also sidesteps and protects against;

  • Hefty Probate Fees

  • Divorce/Marriage

  • Care Home Fees

  • Bankruptcy

  • Creditors

  • Disinheritance/ Claims

  • Unwanted public scrutiny

With the current threshold set at £325,000 per person, it's easy to see how IHT can take a big bite out of your legacy. With an Asset Protection Trust your assets are secured, avoiding the clutches of probate courts and their fees.

We recommend obtaining estate planning advice from Legal Help Services Limited to expertly guide you through the process, protecting your wealth and maintaining your privacy. Let's make it happen!

Make sure you have designated beneficiaries and consider setting up this trust to avoid the lengthy and costly probate process.

Family Asset Protection Trust

The Family Asset Protection Trust (FAPT) is your strategic fortress against financial threats, simular to the Asset Protection Trust, but this is for fortunate people with larger estates, as there is no limit to the amount it protects.

This legal tool is designed to safeguard your wealth, minimizing taxes and securing your legacy for generations to come. With a FAPT, you retain control over your assets while protecting them from creditors, legal disputes, and even unforeseen financial challenges. This powerful instrument offers peace of mind, ensuring that your hard-earned assets remain intact and benefit your chosen heirs according to your precise wishes.

How to Avoid Inheritance Tax

Inheritance tax, a formidable financial hurdle, can be strategically managed through savvy Estate Planning. To navigate this challenge, begin with crafting a meticulously designed Will, ensuring that your assets are distributed efficiently. Explore trusts like the Home Protection Trust, Asset Protection Trust or the Family Asset Protection Trust (FAPT) to shield your wealth from hefty taxation. By implementing these estate planning solutions, you'll not only preserve your assets but also secure your family's financial future


Failing to have a solid estate plan in place can lead to costly legal battles, family disputes, and even bankruptcy. That's why it's important to work with a trusted legal advisor (like Legal Help Services Limited), to ensure your estate plan covers all the essential elements, such as:

"Estate planning also includes planning for your healthcare needs through advanced directives and medical powers of attorney. Don't wait until it's too late to make your wishes known."

Estate Planning Package

With Legal Help Services Limited Estate Planning solutions, you'll gain peace of mind and a secure financial future. First and foremost, a well-structured Last Will and Testament ensures that your wishes are honored. A Property Protection Trusts shield your real estate assets from creditors and ensure they pass to your chosen beneficiaries seamlessly. Health and Welfare LPAs provide critical medical decision-making authority, ensuring your healthcare preferences are respected in challenging times. Financial LPAs grant trusted individuals the power to manage your finances when you can't. In a Family Asset Protection Trust, generational wealth preservation becomes a reality, shielding assets from various threats while securing your family's financial legacy.

Below are the document and security you'll receive in a Legal Help Service Limited Estate Planning Package:

1 - Will Writing:

In your comprehensive estate plan from Legal Help Services Limited, a Will stands as the cornerstone. With it, you dictate precisely how your assets will be distributed upon your passing. It grants you the peace of mind of knowing your wishes will be carried out, leaving no room for disputes or uncertainty among your loved ones.

2 - Property Protection Trust:

Legal Help Services Limited expert estate planning solutions includes a Property Protection Trusts which act as an impervious shield for your real estate assets. This trust not only ensures your properties are transferred seamlessly to your chosen beneficiaries, but also protects them from potential threats like creditors and care costs.

3 - Health and Welfare LPA:

Health and Welfare Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPA) is an integral part of your estate plan. They empower trusted individuals to make critical medical decisions on your behalf if you become unable to do so. By specifying your healthcare preferences in advance, you guarantee that your wishes are honored during challenging times, providing both comfort and control.

4 - Property and Financial Affairs LPA:

Property and Financial Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPA) grants a trusted representative the authority to manage your financial affairs when you're unable to do so yourself. This critical element of your estate plan ensures your assets are managed competently and in line with your intentions, safeguarding your financial well-being.

5 - Family Asset Protection Trust:

Our estate planning solution also includes the Family Asset Protection Trust. This trust goes beyond wealth preservation by shielding your assets from various threats and ensuring generational wealth transfer. With this robust strategy in place, you can rest assured that your family's financial legacy is secure for future generations.

"Don't forget about the importance of appointing a power of attorney to make financial decisions on your behalf in case of incapacity. This can save your family from a lot of stress and uncertainty."

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the pros and cons of asset protection trusts in the UK?

Pros include protecting assets from creditors and legal issues, but cons may involve initial costs and keeping secrets from family members. It's crucial to consult with one of Legal Help Services Limited experts to evaluate if this Trust suits your needs.

What type of assets can be placed within Asset Protection Trusts?

Is it worth setting up a trust?

When is the best time to set up a trust?

What are the Property Protection Trust disadvantages?

In Conclusion

With Legal Help Services Limited's Estate Planning services, you can have peace of mind knowing that your legacy and your loved ones are in safe hands. Don't wait until it's too late! Contact us today to create a personalized plan that reflects your values and secures your family's financial future.


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