Legal 500Derby CountySmith Partnership
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Wills and Inheritance

We have a wills and inheritance team at Derby, Leicester, Burton upon Trent and Swadlincote. From these bases we provide  help for local clients and those from afar,  private individuals, business owners and voluntary organisations.


Our general services include the following:


Lasting Powers of Attorney

Administration of estates

Court of Protection work


We offer specialist advice in other areas, including:

Asset protection

Inheritance tax planning

Claims against estates

Trust work


Ensuring the destination of your inheritance

Probate & Estates
What you need to do when someone dies

Challenging a Will
Contesting the validity or reasonableness of a Will

Powers of Attorney
Arranging for someone else to manage your affairs

Court of Protection
Making decisions for a vulnerable person

Protecting your home from care fees
Protecting assets for the benefit of your family

Protecting your assets

Tax Planning
Determining and/or reducing your liability
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"What our Clients say"



"We want to thank you for all your help in setting Power of Attorney for us.  It will be so much easier to withdraw money for us now."


"I would like to say a big thank you for today's talk about Power of Attorney and Wills.  Everyone thought it was very good and useful.  We have learnt loads". 


"Thank you very much for all of your hard work in completing documentation relating to Michael's estate."