Planning ahead to protect your assets

Our caring and experienced team are here to help you plan for the future, and support you and your family during more challenging times. We are available when you need us, with evening and weekend appointments available on request.

Contact us to book your free and confidential initial consultation.

Here to support you with:

  • Will writing & storage
  • Trusts
  • Inheritance tax
  • Probate & estate administration
  • Lasting Powers of Attorney
  • Will & inheritance disputes

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Our Wills are individually prepared by our specialist Chelmsford based team, giving you complete peace of mind. Whether you want to ensure your family is provided for or have complex financial planning requirements, there’s a service suitable for your circumstances.

Classic

Perfect for most needs

  • Appoint a guardian to take responsibility of children.
  • Set out funeral wishes including leaving gifts to friends, relatives or charities.
  • Appoint the person who will carry out your Will.
  • FREE – lifetime storage and signing services.

£180

inc vat. ONLY £130 WHEN YOU START ONLINE

Complex

The Classic package +

  • More complex gifting, e.g. gifting your house to someone for their lifetime only.
  • Stop a child receiving a gift until they reach a specific age.
  • Exclude people who would normally expect to be included, e.g spouse / children.
  • Provide for on-going care of a person with a disability.

£360

inc vat. ONLY £310 WHEN YOU START ONLINE

Complete

The Classic & Complex packages +

  • If you have assets (including property) over the inheritance tax threshold (currently £325,000), you may benefit from more detailed advice on how to minimise the tax paid through your Will.
  • Decide how your business would be managed / inherited.

£POA

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Classic

Complex

Complete

Perfect for most needs

  • Appoint a guardian to take responsibility of children.
  • Set out funeral wishes including leaving gifts to friends, relatives or charities.
  • Appoint the person who will carry out your Will.
  • FREE – lifetime storage and signing services.

The Classic package +

  • More complex gifting, e.g. gifting your house to someone for their lifetime only.
  • Stop a child receiving a gift until they reach a specific age.
  • Exclude people who would normally expect to be included, e.g spouse / children.
  • Provide for on-going care of a person with a disability.

The Classic & Complex packages +

  • If you have assets (including property) over the inheritance tax threshold (currently £325,000), you may benefit from more detailed advice on how to minimise the tax paid through your Will.
  • Decide how your business would be managed / inherited.

£180

inc vat. ONLY £130 WHEN YOU START ONLINE

£360

inc vat. ONLY £310 WHEN YOU START ONLINE

£POA

Contact us for a quote

Questions? We are happy to help

Frequently asked questions

Here are some questions we often get asked. If you need any more information, just give us a call and we will be happy to answer your queries.

Making a Will is one of the most important decisions that a person can make. A Will tells everyone what should happen to your money, possessions and property, known as your estate. If you do not have a Will, your wishes will not be met, as the law will decide how your estate is distributed.

You can do it yourself, but there is a risk that if you get it wrong, it may be contested by those you did not wish to inherit, you may also miss elements of your estate or the Will may not be valid. It is best to seek legal advice to ensure your entire estate is considered, including your assets, tax, and wishes for your children.

Because we tailor-make your Will for you, the cost will depend on your particular circumstances. Our prices start at £180 (including VAT) for Wills where everything passes to one or more people outright, with no tax or trust complications. We will be happy to fix our costs when we have an understanding of your requirements.

All our Will writing packages include consultations with a member of the team, drafting the Will, clear advice throughout the process, including where necessary; inheritance tax advice and advice on the signing of your Will. All our Wills packages offer free storage as standard.

An LPA is a legally registered document which gives another individual the legal authority to look after your financial affairs, or health and welfare, should you lose the capacity to do so. It is not just for the elderly; younger people may become incapacitated through accident or illness and require someone to look after their affairs. It is possible to prepare these documents for the future, as you do not have to register them until the need arises.

Probate is a term used when a person dies and their Personal Representatives (or Executive, if they are named in the Will) has the task of dealing with their estate. This process is referred to as ‘probate’ or ‘administration’ in the situation where there is no Will. 

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Why choose Viewpoint Hill & Abbott

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  • Available when you need us

  • Direct contact with your solicitor

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Why choose Viewpoint Hill & Abbott

  • Free initial consultation

  • Clear, guaranteed prices

  • Available when you need us

  • Direct contact with your solicitor

  • Instant online quotations

Contact us

  • Burgundy Court, 64-66 Springfield Road, Chelmsford, Essex CM2 6JY
  • 01245 258 892
  • Monday - Friday: 9am-5.30pm. Saturday by appointment only. Last Thursday of every month: 9am-8pm.
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