Barkingside solicitors offer services for free to help Saint Francis Hospice

Barkingside solicitors are offering their services for free to help a hospice serving people in Redbridge.

The firm Edward Oliver & Bellis, of Broadway Market, Barkingside, is taking in part in Make A Will fortnight in aid of Saint Francis Hospice, Broxhill Road, Romford.

From Monday (March 5) to 16, there will be no charge to write up or amend a will with their solicitors if a donation is made to the hospice.

The service would normally cost up to �130.

The hospice provides palliative care to people with life-limiting illnesses in Redbridge and neighbouring boroughs.

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Sangeet Tatem, from the firm, said: “This gives us a chance to highlight the importance of making a will while raising funds for such a worthy cause as the hospice.

“People may not realise that if they don’t make a Will there are rules of law which set out who will inherit their estate.

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“This could mean their assets do not necessarily go where they would like and cause family disputes or that loved ones could end up with large inheritance tax bills.”

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