Specialists in

Wills and Lasting Power of Attorney in Newcastle

 
 

Friendly & professional legal advice, to help safeguard more of your assets and your loved ones' future.

Conveniently situated in the centre of Newcastle, just a 2 minute walk from the Central Train and Metro Station & home visits throughout the North East, our team of Legal Executives and Solicitors specialise in Wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney and Probate matters are here to help. 

Taking expert and experienced advice will help you safeguard your estate from both care costs and your future generations. Just like solicitors, trust that Goldsborough-Pike & Co. will give expert advice, guidance and discretion; ensuring your estate is handled in accordance with your Will. 

Home visits from our Newcastle office cover the following areas: Northumberland, Tyne and Wear, Durham, Teeside and Stockton-on-Tees.

All initial appointments are free of charge and last approximately 1 hour. This is when your regulated legal advisor can discuss matters in a relaxed and friendly environment, and look at what works best for you.

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How we can help:

PROTECT YOUR WISHES

Everyone needs a Will, but not everyone needs a complicated Will.

Our simple Wills keep things in order for those who are looking for things a bit more basic.

PROTECT YOUR FAMILY

Life has many twists and turns, marriages break up and people remarry.

 

It is of the utmost importance to ensure your legacy is passed onto those you choose not those who are automatically next in line.

PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY

Worried about the rising cost of care home fees?

 

We can help protect half your property from care costs so you have less worry, and more to give the children after you pass.

Partner Wills

PROTECT YOUR PARTNER

Unmarried Couples who are not in a civil partnership have no legal entitlement and therefore may be disinherited entirely if they do not have Wills in place.

Make sure your partners are protected and looked after for the future with one of our Partner Wills.

PROTECT YOUR DECISIONS

Control who makes decisions on your behalf.

 

In the future you could possibly find a need for someone to make decisions for you and act on your behalf, in relation to Property, Financial, Health or Welfare matters.

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Looking for something else...

Are you looking to contest a Will?

Want someone to tackle the stress of Probate?

Look through our list of services.

We are a proactive company with traditional ethics at heart. For many years the legal industry has in general applied a "one Will fits all" approach. Goldsborough-Pike & Co, however, write your Will to meet your needs and ensure your future wishes will be honoured.

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News and Updates

 

Proposed probate fee increase says the Ministry of Justice

August 2021

It was announced last month that the MoJ plans to increase the cost of probate from "£155 and £215 – for probate professionals and individuals respectively – to a flat fee of £273 for all applicants, regardless of the size of the estate." 

This increase is said to be on the basis that they are running at a loss and the system currently places the burden on taxpayers. The proposal therefore looks to raise between £23m to £25m from next year.

 

However, due to the significant delays that are hindering the service, they have been heavily criticised for such a proposal.

Thankfully, here at Goldsborough-Pike & Co. we can help you manage the stress of Probate and allow you to focus on more important things at such a difficult time. If you'd like to hear more please do not hesitate to contact us.

https://www.lawgazette.co.uk/news/probate-fees-to-rise-as-government-seeks-extra-25m-a-year-/5109133.article

https://www.lawgazette.co.uk/news/hmcts-revamps-probate-service-ahead-of-fee-rise/5109532.article