Services for Older People

Entering your ‘golden years’ brings with it a particular set of issues which require careful legal consideration. Pearson’s dedicated ‘Private Client’ team has for many years provided a comprehensive range of specialist advice for older people and their relatives. We aim to ensure that your assets are managed and protected for you and your heirs and that you have the necessary planning in place as your needs change.

Specific advice relevant to older people includes; wills and trusts, estate and tax planning, powers of attorney, Court of Protection, retirement planning, arrangements for care and investment advice.

If you are disabled or would find it difficult to attend at our offices, we can easily arrange to visit you at home.

Latest News

Just Because You Agree Doesn't Mean the Court Will

It is common in legal disputes for the two sides to agree to suspend the court proceedings for a period so that they can get as much agreed between them as possible, and gather their evidence and prepare their arguments over what remains in dispute without...

No Will Means Negotiation to Decide Estate Split

A professionally drafted will is something every adult should have. Not only does it provide certainty as to who should inherit your possessions after your death, but it will also make things a lot easier for your executor at a time that is usually...

Woman Who Assisted Husband's Suicide Can Inherit Estate

The law in the UK is not supportive of people who assist, however unwillingly, those they love who want to die. Although such wishes are often borne out of suffering years of intractable pain or disability, assisting the suicide of another remains a criminal...

Lost Will Means Court Hearing in Family Dispute

The impossibility of asking a deceased person what their real intentions were makes the value of these being clear before death quite obvious, as a recent case shows. It involved an elderly widow who died in 2016. After her death, her family discovered an...

Fake Will Admission May Lead to Criminal Charges

When your spouse's lack of attention to making a will causes issues, faking one is definitely not a good idea, as a Kent woman found out recently. Her husband died in 2013 leaving various properties in Spain and a flat in England, but no will. The woman...