Probate, Trust and Will Solicitors

Our approachable team will always provide expert advice

The Probate, Trusts and Wills Team at Mayo Wynne Baxter have extensive experience and knowledge across a broad range of private client matters. The issues which they resolve and advise on can be sensitive and distressing for clients, so our team of will and probate solicitors apply their professionalism and empathy at all times.

They specialise in a wide range of areas, including trust law, probate law, will writing and Lasting Power of Attorney advice.

We know how important peace of mind is for you

As a probate, trust and will solicitor, sensitivity and understanding is paramount. Often our clients find it difficult to plan for the future, so helping them manage their legal affairs involving family and loved ones, is integral to peace of mind.

Often people don’t consider what might happen in the future if they are unable to manage their affairs, or the effect their death would have upon family and loved ones. Our specialist team can provide peace of mind by making sure that you have made sensible provision through a legally valid and carefully drafted will and Lasting Power of Attorney.

We offer quality advice and assistance in relation to:

  • Making a Will
  • Inheritance Tax Mitigation
  • Completion of Income Tax Returns
  • Tax planning advice
  • Lasting Powers of Attorney
  • Setting up of Trusts, Trust services, Trust management
  • Making suitable care arrangements
  • Making funding arrangements for residential and nursing care
  • Administration of Estates

Contact a member of the Probate, Trusts and Wills Team and benefit from their insight and advice today.

Brighton office

Tel 01273 775533

Eastbourne office

Tel 01323 730543

East Grinstead office

Tel 01342 310600

Forest Row office

Tel 01342 822112

Lewes office

Tel 01273 477071

Seaford office

Tel 01323 891412

Pulborough office

Tel 01798 875358

Storrington office

Tel 01903 743201

Gatwick office office

Tel 01293 804698

Primary Contact

Jonathan  Porter
Jonathan Porter


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