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Wills and Estate Planning

We can draft the right Will for you, help safeguard your family’s financial circumstances for the future, and can often help save our clients a considerable sum of money in Inheritance Tax and legal fees. We can also act as Executor of your Estate.

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Pastoral Care

We have earned a reputation for exceptional pastoral care, and our highly personalised services include providing advice and help for people during their lifetime with regards to arrangements such as convalescence accommodation and residential care.

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Powers of Attorney

Granting a Lasting Power of Attorney for both property and financial affairs, and health and welfare can lift a huge weight off your shoulders. KKL will help you prevent the stress and worry that accompanies ill-health and diminishing capabilities.

Why Choose KKL

      • We are the Jewish Community’s first and favourite Wills and Estate Planning Organisation
      • Our highly qualified team will ensure your Will is legally watertight and can act as Executor in the administration of your Estate
      • We can help reduce your Inheritance Tax liability
      • Peace of mind in knowing that your needs are being looked after by our caring and professional team
      • Our expert advice is free of charge (terms and conditions apply) when you leave a legacy to our parent charity JNF Charitable Trust

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In mid-summer our thoughts turn to travel and putting our affairs in order. Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs) are a once-neglected but increasingly visible cousin of Wills. LPAs cover loss of mental capacity through two different LPAs-property & finance and health & welfare.

Please note that LPAs have to be registered with the Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) before they can be used. Current registration fee is £110 per power. You can appoint up to 4 attorneys, typically spouses, children, other relatives, friends and/or a trust corporation such as KKL. LPAs can only be used during the lifetime of the donor (person creating the power) and they are not a substitute for a Will. The donor can cancel them at any time provided they still have mental capacity.

The OPG has brought out a very useful online LPA creation tool which you can access here.There is more to say on LPAs and I hope to return to them in a future blog.

In my next blog: Banishing taboos-Appointing your executor

To read Andrew’s previous blog’s please click here

JNF Charitable Trust is running its annual Senior Legacy Mission to Israel in October 2014. The mission includes a unique opportunity to actively engage with the people and projects which JNF UK supports as well as exploring the country’s hidden gems and its best known features. Accompanied by an experienced guide, together with friendly and well-informed staff, the tour will travel the length and breadth of Israel in comfort and in style.
KKL Executor and Trustee Company Ltd spring and autumn newsletters contain interesting articles about our important work and the services we provide within the Jewish Community. We also produce written articles of interest that are published in the Jewish Press. These include articles relating to Wills and Estate Planning and Inheritance Tax Planning as well as articles examining the importance of Powers of Attorney, how they are registered, and their benefit.