At P.A Duffy & Co Solicitors, we help individuals and families on various aspects of estate and succession planning in cases across Northern Ireland. Our team are experienced, understanding and accommodating and will work tirelessly on your behalf to create a comprehensive plan tailored to your specific needs and ensure your wishes are legally protected.
Here are some of the key roles and services provided by our succession and estate planning solicitors:
Drafting Wills: our solicitors assist in creating legally sound Wills that outline how assets should be distributed upon a person's death, allowing for personalised planning based on individual circumstances and goals.
Tax Planning: they help clients navigate tax implications, including estate and gift taxes, and devise strategies to minimise tax liabilities through options like trusts, gifts, and exemptions.
Asset Protection: our solicitors develop strategies to protect assets from potential creditors, legal liabilities, and other threats while ensuring they are still available to provide for beneficiaries.
Probate and Estate Administration: they guide clients through the probate process, ensuring assets are distributed according to the deceased's wishes and all legal requirements are met.
Powers of Attorney and Healthcare Directives: they create legal documents like Enduring Powers of Attorney to designate individuals who can make financial on your behalf if you become incapacitated.
Business Succession Planning: our solicitors assist business owners in developing succession plans to ensure a smooth transition of leadership and ownership, whether it involves family members, partners, or sale to a third party.
Family Governance and Conflict Resolution: they help high-net-worth families establish family governance structures and resolve conflicts that may arise within the family related to inheritance and wealth.
Retirement and Wealth Distribution Planning: they develop strategies to ensure financial security during retirement and effective wealth distribution to heirs.