Elderly & Vulnerable

Services from our solicitors for the elderly in Berkshire

Horsey Lightly is committed to providing the helpful legal advice for older and vulnerable people, their families and carers. Our sympathetic solicitors for the elderly and vulnerable based in Berkshire will be happy to visit you in your home.

Understanding your situation

Wills and issues of care can be fraught with difficulty. That is why offering clear and effective advice to older and vulnerable clients, as well as those who care for them, is an important part of what we do. Our sensitive and experienced solicitors will provide the practical help and reassurance you need to make the best of every situation.

Safeguarding your needs

Let Horsey Lightly relieve you of the emotional and financial burden of planning for the future. Our solicitors for the elderly and vulnerable will go further to ensure that your assets are protected for you and the people you care about. For example, we can make sure that available assets are used wisely for the provision of health or nursing care.

How we can help

From estate and tax planning using wills, trusts and lifetime gifting, to the provision of social care, health care, lasting powers of attorney – we bring the experience you need to take care of the future.

  • Estate and tax planning using wills, trusts and lifetime gifting
  • Giving Powers of Attorney and Court of Protection work
  • Probate and the administration of estates
  • Trusts administration
  • Living wills
  • Information on home care
  • Preserving assets in the event of long-term residential or nursing care 
  • Care home contracts
  • Advice on financial responsibility and funding criteria for longer term care
  • State benefits
  • Home equity release plans

Tax exemption and relief

As a carer or someone who is older or vulnerable, you may be eligible for various tax exemptions and tax relief. But understanding exactly what help you are entitled to can be difficult. Our team of solicitors for the elderly and vulnerable in  Newbury will make sure that you benefit from any exemption or relief you are entitled to receive.

The Elderly & Vulnerable Team

Carl Wheeler
Carl Wheeler

Chartered Legal Executive

Helen Cartwright
Helen Cartwright

Paralegal Secretary