Yvette Howard, (TEP) Managing Director and Solicitor
I pride myself on giving my clients in depth and personal advice on will planning, capacity matters and trust and tax planning as well as probate and other estate administration affairs. Since qualifying at Manchester city centre firm, DWF LLP, in 2007 I have developed a wide range of experience in advising a variety of clients, always looking to tailor my advice to their specific needs. My aim is to build trust and a long-term advisor-client relationship. I am also STEP qualified.
We aim to make the process of writing a Will as straightforward as possible. We'll provide you with outline inheritance tax advice and explain your options to ensure your can make informed decisions.
House Sales AND PURCHASES
We know how stressful a house move can be and so proactively progress your matter to bring it to a completion as soon as possible.
INHERITANCE TAX PLANNING
Very few people are comfortable with the idea of paying inheritance tax (IHT). We can help you understand your liability to IHT and the ways in which that liability can be mitigated.
PROBATE & ESTATE ADMINISTRATION
Whether you need some general guidance; help in applying for a Grant of Representation; or help with the full administration of an estate, we are able to assist you.
Trusts can be confusing. We can talk you through your options if you are considering setting up a trust in your lifetime or support you in carrying out your duties if you are already appointed as a trustee.
transfers of equity
We can help you if you you wish to transfer your property because you want to make a gift or change the ownership of your property for lifetime tax planning reasons.
Remortgaging is the process of moving your mortgage on your existing property from one lender to another. Your new mortgage will then replace your old one. You may want to remortgage if you're: coming to the end of your existing rate. looking for a better deal than your current lender can offer.
Making a power of attorney can often be oversimplified. We can talk you through your options and help you make informed decisions. If you support with registering a Lasting or Enduring Power of Attorney we can also help.
"Yvette gave clear, concise and professional advice in planning our Wills and we'd definitely recommend Dunkerleys to friends and family"
NS, Martin Dales
"Everything I wasn't sure about was explained in simple terms using good examples. I appreciate the time and effort put in to show me my options".
"Superb service from
start to finish"