Welcome to Francis Parffrey Legal Services Ltd providing professional legal services:
Residential Conveyancing selling your property or buying with cash a new property
Will writing and related tax advice
Power of Attorney Lasting and other Power of Attorney writing
Trust writing and related tax advice
Probate and Intestacy services
Cont act Francis for a home visit or whatever suits you best.
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For Wills and Powers of Attorney we will visit you in your home and the first interview will be free.
Inheritance tax: from 6 April 2017 a new family home allowance for deaths on or after 6 April 2017 when a residence is passed on death to lineal descendants. Savings of Inhertitance Tax may be up to £40,000 where an estate is taxable.
Property Fraud: the Land Registry has introduced a Property Alert service to reduce the risk of fraud where a property is owned by you but it is not your residence. Register at propertyalert.landregistry.gov.uk/
The changes to who inherits what under the intestacy rules: there are great benefits in making a Will to avoid unforeseen consequences where someone has not made a Will.
Lasting Powers of Attorney: can now be completed online. However this may not be practicable or you may want advice on them. We can see you at home if it helps you.
House sharing: is becoming increasingly common with different generations clubbing together to buy a home. This requires a clear written agreement (called a deed of trust) to ensure that the arrangement works without legal difficulties and rights are protected.
Stamp Duty Land Tax: There are new Stamp Duty rules for the purchase of additional residential property. This affects buying a second home or a holiday home or a buy-to-let.
For advice please contact Francis.
Introduction to Francis
I am a Licensed Conveyancer and Probate Practitioner. I have been a lawyer in Devon for over 35 years. I provide expert legal services and legal advice on a range of topics for the Ashburton community and Moorland locality. My aim is to provide a personal and efficient service to suit your needs.
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