Three days previously

The office was quiet.  The weekend was looming and even the hardiest colleague was beginning to look forward to leaving the confines of the office.  Your last appointment is due, Samuel and Melissa.  You’ve advised Samuel previously and can’t help wonder what brings him to your door this time around.

Right on time the couple walk into the office, hand in hand.  They share their plans for the future including moving in together and wanting to put some things in place to make sure their children receive their respective assets should the worst happen.  They confirm they’ve both already got Wills in place but Samuel is determined to protect the assets from his first marriage to his late wife Susanna for his son Ben.

What would you realistically do?

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They have Wills in place already so there is no need to update them at this stage and you focus on other financial advice you can assist them with…


They should both prepare new Wills with a qualified solicitor with experience in asset protection and you include that in your advice…

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