Established in Nottingham for over 200 years, Fraser Brown Solicitors are proud to be the oldest independent firm of solicitors in the city and to have provided legal services to many local businesses and individuals.
Our award winning Commercial Legal Services are regarded as among the best in the region. With a wide variety of clients from multi national organisations to SMEs our team are available to offer a full range of legal solutions across commercial matters.
Our experience and expertise ensure the highest quality of service, whilst our approach is always friendly, customer focused and cost-effective to assure you of the very best results. We have the knowledge and experience to give you the best advice possible.
At Fraser Brown we understand that time is precious and getting information to you quickly and efficently is one of our main priorities. That's why, in addition to valuing direct communication with our clients, we believe in making the most of technology to get you the informaton you need, when you need it.
Those that enter a marriage after making a Will are at risk of having their Will revoked, with assets left to pass through “intestacy rules.” It is important that you update your Will in these circumstances, to protect your wishes and assets.
It is estimated that one in four of us will be living in a care home during our final years. Many couples are concerned that their property will need to be sold in order to meet the costs, resulting in a reduced inheritance for their family.
The Inheritance and Trustees Powers Act 2014 (ITPA 2014) affects the way in which assets of those people who die without making a will are shared between their relatives. Joanne Buckley of Fraser Brown Solicitors explains this in more detail.
The wills and probate department at Fraser Brown will be speaking at an upcoming ‘Later Life Matters’ event, which will focus on providing over 50’s with information and guidance related to all matters associated with growing older.
The Law Society has produced updated advice for writing wills in the 21st century, which focuses on leaving a digital legacy. Emma Small, a solicitor at Bingham based Fraser Brown Solicitors explains this in more detail.
David Cameron has announced that the Conservatives would like to cut inheritance tax suggesting that the party may go into the next election reviving its pledge to raise the inheritance tax threshold to £1m.
An LPA is a legal document in which you can appoint an attorney or attorneys to make decisions on your behalf in the event that you are unable to make decisions for yourself, or simply require some assistance in making certain decisions.
Fraser Brown is a partnership of limited companies. Any references to partners in any document should be taken as being references to the directors of the limited companies and not to individual partners of the firm.