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Solicitors to waive will-writing fees during St Catherine’s Hospice ‘Wills Week’

Posted on - 20th February, 2022 - 12:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Charities, Lostock Hall, Preston News, South Ribble News
Picture by Chris Bull for St Catherine’s Hospice 31/3/16

Local solicitors will waive will-writing fees in exchange for a donation to St Catherine’s Hospice this March under the ‘Wills Week’ initiative.

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This year, the annual campaign is running from March 7 to 11 and sees local solicitors waive their fees in return for a donation to the Lostock Hall hospice.

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Emily Carpenter, community engagement officer at St Catherine’s, said the week is an opportunity for people to get their will written with a reputable partner solicitor at a discounted rate.

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Emily said: “Wills Week makes a valuable contribution to the funds our charity needs to raise each year to pay for our palliative and end-of-life care of local people.

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“We also want to encourage our community to be prepared for the future through an up-to-date will that reflects their current circumstances and wishes.

“We hope it might be an opportunity to consider a gift to St Catherine’s once loved ones are provided for too.”

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Solicitors supporting Wills Week this year are AWH Solicitors, Birchall Blackburn Law, Complete Wills and Probate, Forbes Solicitors, Harrison Drury Solicitors, Marsden Rawsthorn Solicitors, MG Legal Solicitors, N and R Law, Vincents Solicitors, and Worralls Solicitors.

Organisers suggested a £95 donation for a single will and £145 for a mirror will for couples.

For more information, email emily.carpenter@stcatherines.co.uk, visit www.stcatherines.co.uk, or call 01772 629171.

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