Wills, Trusts & Probate Solicitors in the North East
Everyone should have a Will. It gives you certainty over who will administer your estate and, more importantly, who will benefit from it. A Will can be as simple or as complex as you need it to be. We specialise in creating the solution that meets all your needs. We provide you with a fixed fee quote so that you know exactly where you stand from the beginning.
We can also advise on wider issues such as dealing with the proceeds life assurance and pension policies in the most tax efficient manner. Many people (and their advisors) forget all about the planning opportunities offered by these assets, and can end up paying thousands of pounds of unnecessary inheritance tax. We can help you review your current and potential future assets and decide whether you need to undertake further planning to minimise the inheritance tax that will be payable upon your death. If you would like to chat through the possibilities for your Will or tax planning further, please contact us.
All of our Wills are prepared in full compliance with the STEP Will Writing Code which is a framework prepared by the Society of Trusts, so you can be confident that we always follow best practice. Click here to read the ‘STEP Will Writing code’
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Patient, professional, clearly an expert in your field, but also very kind and understanding..
I would also recommend you to anyone I know who may be unfortunate enough to have similar problems.”
– Mr P, North Yorkshire
“…enjoyed dealing with you. You have a nice friendly manner but are also very professional.”
– Mr T, Durham
‘Gwen at EMG solicitors has supported us from day one. They have helped us build and mould our business and we couldn’t have done it without them. Their expertise has been second to none, not only have they been our solicitors but also our friend.’
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“No one sets out to be divorced, it is the most painful experience I have ever been through; and to be honest, although this sounds cliched, I don’t think I would have survived it without the support and guidance of Natalia. Much more than just a solicitor she was more like a colleague, a friend, an allied, someone in my corner. When I was blinded by pain, grief or anger Natalia was there as a sounding board and a voice a reason to ensure that the future for me and my two beautiful children was secure. Honest, professional and reliable throughout the whole process I felt I could call on her at anytime. I felt supported and confident in my decisions, fully informed by Natalia’s expertise. I’m proud to say that my ex husband and I managed to settle financial and family matters outside of court and without the need for costly mitigation due to the advice and guidance I received from Natalia. I hope I never have to go through the process again, but if I did I would call on Natalia and EMG solicitors again in a heartbeat.”
A first class service. Eilish Ferry-Kennington was excellent.
We were very pleased with the attention and service we received from Ms Turnbull. She was friendly and professional.She listened to our requirements and explained the possible options clearly and in language we could understand. The will-writing and further consultation with us was timely and efficient. The outcome met our expectations and more, and we are very grateful for the assistance we received from Ms Turnbull.
Ursula spoke at great length with me offering advice all the way. She was a great help. Not many would have been as engaging, or helpful. Contacting a solicitor can be a daunting experience but Ursula was really friendly.
Hi Julia. Thank you so much for all your efforts to help me . I have to say this would not have happened without you! You are all an amazing team and I really feel you all care !! So thankful to pat for recommending you all , she’s such a lovely lady . Our house is beautiful and we are on cloud 9! And more to the point, I’m finally rid of that bully for good! I would highly recommend you and your team to anyone! Thanks a million! JW.
I would like to say a sincere thanks to Jemma and EMG for helping me through a difficult time with a long term tenant who, through ill health was unable to carry on paying the rent and has since moved on to long term care, via the court of protection.
If Jemma hadn’t become involved and guided me through the difficult procedures to recover the arrears and regain the possession, I think we may have been struggling through without resolution for many months or even years.
I would certainly recommend Jemma and EMG to others in this position as you get the feeling that they really do care about your problems, but also in a very professional manner too.