Ex Pat Wills

Do you live overseas? Or looking to move overseas? It is vital that you create your Wills to make sure all your affairs are protected in the UK or create an international Will.

We are on hand to help and advise you on the following:


Inheritance Tax issues you may face if an adequately written will is not executed.


Creating a guardianship will if you are living overseas with young children.


Making English wills EU-compliant so that you can adopt English law overseas.

Paradigm Wills has built up a reputable overseas presence to reach clients across the globe without leaving our UK offices.

The best way for you as an expat to protect your family and wealth is to seek the right advice. Our team understand your needs and circumstances if you live overseas, and what planning is required for you and your families.

As an Expat, there are numerous things to consider such as a very complicated matters of residency and your domicile status.

Inheritance and tax laws are different for each country. Our team understand the international law of succession and can help create your Wills in the most tax-efficient manner.

Why Expats Should Make a Will

A Will outlines exactly what you want to happen to your assets when you die. Without a valid Will in place, your hard-earned assets will find themselves distributed under the rules of intestacy. More often than not, this results in your assets being distributed in a way that you would not want and your loved ones losing out.

As an Expat, there are even more reasons to have a valid Will in place. Different countries have different rules around inheritance, property and tax. You need a Will that protects your assets as much as possible and ensures that your wishes are carried out in regards to your estate.

It is vitally important therefore that any Will meets the requirements in the country in which you live and is legally valid. If you do not have the right type of Will in place then you risk the following:


Your assets may not end up where you want them to go


It can take several years to sort out the mess across different jurisdictions


You may end up paying more tax than is necessary


You should also consider creating a Power of Attorney on who can look after your assets in the UK whilst you are living overseas.

An inheritance tax specialist can provide tailored advice to help you navigate the complexities of inheritance tax. They can assist in structuring your will, setting up trusts, and making lifetime gifts to reduce the taxable value of your estate. Their expertise ensures that you make the most of available exemptions and reliefs, ultimately protecting more of your wealth for your beneficiaries.

With our continued support, we free you from the burden of worry and provide you with peace of mind that your assets will be inherited by your loved ones when you are no longer here.

At Paradigm Wills and Legal Services, we genuinely care about educating people on the importance of making a lasting power of attorney in Leicester. In an industry often loaded with complex legal jargon and a conveyor-belt mentality, we provide a paradigm shift in how we offer our wills services. We aim to supply fresh ideas, clear and straightforward explanations, and a service tailored specifically to you. With you at the centre, we strive to make the will writing process as transparent as possible.

Contacting us is free. Have a consultation or a home visit with one of our experts and discuss your options with no obligation.

Our team of seasoned legal advisors is always available to offer comprehensive support and expert advice. Whether you're looking to draft a will, establish a trust, navigate the complexities of applying for probate, or arrange for prepaid funeral plans, we've got you covered. Our goal is to simplify these processes for you, ensuring clarity and peace of mind every step of the way.


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Feel free to discuss your options first with our team of solicitors and will writers in Leicester. Simply fill out the form, and we will promptly reach out and assist with everything you need to get started.

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