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Our LAWLINCS© Guides are designed to provide a little bit more information about the various areas of law that Mason Baggott and Garton specialise. We hope that you find these guides useful however, please remember that information contained on these pages is for general guidance. If you do have a legal problem you must ensure you get independent legal advice to protect your interest and rights.

  • Conveyancing – How much does it Cost ?

    Conveyancing - How much does it Cost ?

    Buying or selling your house remains one of the most uncertain times in many of our lives.  We have developed our processes to try to minimise that uncertainty as far as possible.  This guide sets out not only the fees ...

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  • Probate and Estate Administration – How much does it Cost ?

    Probate and Estate Administration - How much does it Cost ?

    Just as every individual has his or her own distinct personality and character, every individual’s estate is unique.  Whilst the nature of the work that has to be undertaken in any estate is broadly similar, the extent of that work ...

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  • Probate and Estate Administration – How we can Help

    Probate and Estate Administration - How we can Help

    When someone has died, we understand that those who are bereaved may feel a sense of loss, confusion and turmoil.  Dealing with the affairs of the deceased can seem overwhelming.  With our experienced team, we will do our very best ...

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  • Probate and Estate Administration

    Probate and Estate Administration

    When someone dies, their “estate” (broadly this means everything he or she owned) has to be dealt with (“administered”) – a process that is often referred to as “Probate”. In fact, a Grant of Probate is an Order of the High ...

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  • Lasting Powers of Attorney – How we can Help

    Lasting Powers of Attorney – How we can Help

    A Lasting Power of Attorney (“LPA”) is a legal document by which someone (“the Donor”) gives someone they trust (“the Attorney”) power and authority to make decisions and carry out transactions on behalf of the Donor.  Without an LPA, no-one ...

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  • Managing Your Affairs

    Managing Your Affairs

    “Who will manage your affairs if you are unable to do so?” Appointing someone to run your affairs either for an anticipated event (such as if you are travelling abroad for prolonged periods or if you are likely to be hospitalised ...

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  • Making a Will

    Making a Will

    “Making a Will won’t kill you but it will give you peace of mind.” The Intestacy Rules If you die without making a Will, the intestacy rules stipulate who will inherit your estate. Depending on your family circumstances, the rules dictate who ...

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  • Lasting Powers of Attorney – The Donor’s Perspective

    Lasting Powers of Attorney - The Donor's Perspective

    A Lasting Power of Attorney (“LPA”) is a legal instrument by which someone (“the Donor”) gives someone they trust (“the Attorney”) power to make decisions and carry out transactions on behalf of the Donor even if, in the future, the ...

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  • Lasting Powers of Attorney – Acting as an Attorney

    Lasting Powers of Attorney - Acting as an Attorney

    A Lasting Power of Attorney (“LPA”) is a legal instrument by which someone (“the Donor”) gives someone they trust (“the Attorney”) power to make decisions and carry out transactions on behalf of the Donor even if, in the future, the ...

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  • Revocation of a Will

    Revocation of a Will

    Provided a testator (the person making the Will) retains testamentary capacity a Will can be revoked (“cancelled”) at any time during the testator’s lifetime. If a Will is revoked and a replacement Will is not made, then the testator will die ...

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