1. John Whiting & Co to close and move to WBW Solicitors

    John Whiting & Co of Launceston is set to close its doors on Friday 31st August 2018. John Whiting set up John Whiting & Co Solicitors in Camelford in 1983 after 10 years’ experience, both in private practice and in local government. The firm then moved to Launceston in 1995, only a few doors down…

  2. Private Client Team Support Local Animal Charity

    WBW Solicitor’s Private Client department are delighted to have teamed up with local animal rescue charity, Animals in Distress, to offer their supporters 10% off writing a Will. Charities nationwide rely on the generosity of the public, one form of which can be to leave a gift within their Will, known as a legacy. We…

  3. Lasting Powers of Attorney – Why it’s vital to use a professional

    The need for professional advice when making and registering Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs) has never been more important. Many people may have seen the recent comments by retired senior judge, Denzil Lush, which hit the headlines earlier in the week. There are many sad instances of when a LPA has been put in place…

  4. DIY Probate Runs Risks

    It is entirely possible to apply for probate and deal with an estate without seeing a lawyer, but it’s not without risks warns legal WBW Solicitors who are members of Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE). Many professionally drafted Wills contain trusts to save tax, to avoid those who inherit paying care fees and to reduce the…

  5. The benefits of financial planning for later on in life

    Money and finances are often subjects which many of us do not dwell on for too long, we either don’t have the time or we simply don’t want to stop and think it all through when it can surely wait until another day. But there is great importance in taking the time to review your…

  6. The importance of an accurate Will

    The number of people who have not drafted, not updated or have inaccurately drafted Wills is always startling as many consider it an essential element of planning for the future. Interestingly, this is just as evident with people holding huge fortunes as it is with those with a little less to manage. In one instance…

  7. NHS Continuing Healthcare

    At a time when our loved ones are at their most vulnerable through illness or disability, the issue of who may be responsible for assisting with meeting the costs of any care, whether in a care home or a package of care being provided at home, is often not considered. As a consequence there may…