Quite simply, a Trust is a box that you can place your assets into, in order to protect your estate or your intended beneficiaries, from the threats of probate costs, sideways disinheritance, divorce or bankruptcy of your beneficiaries, remarriage or inheritance tax.
Trust planning is a very specialised area of law and we have a team of professionals that are expert in this field. Be very careful to ensure that this is dealt with by specialists. This is a significant area within Portcullis and one of our main area’s of expertise.
A Trust has the ability to:
Trusts are far more than just a potentially tax efficient way of protecting and gifting assets for the next generation. They provide welcome protection for young children or vulnerable beneficiaries. We can help you set up and manage effective trust planning, providing you with peace of mind.