Wills, probate and Lasting Powers of Attorney


No-one likes to think about dying but everyone should have a will in place for when it eventually happens.

Dying without a will can cause problems for your loved ones – all of which can be avoided if you make it clear, before you die, what you want to happen to your estate. Our experienced team can make sure that happens.

Carlisle Solicitor Practice


Probate is often referred to in connection with the administration of an estate after someone has died. In most cases, it is necessary to obtain a Grant of Probate which is the legal authority for the personal representatives to deal with (administer) the estate of the person who has died.

Lasting power of attorney

Sometimes, you get to a stage in life where you are either unable or unwilling to deal with your own affairs. If that is the case, then you can choose to appoint someone and more than one individual to act as your Attorney in this situation. This is known as a Lasting Power of Attorney.


A trust can be used for a variety of purposes including estate planning, asset protection, provision for young or disabled beneficiaries, charitable purposes and many more.

Court of Protection

The Court of Protection makes decisions for people who have lost mental capacity and do not have a Lasting Power of Attorney.