Carol Austin RWK Goodman

Carol Austin

Chartered Legal Executive (Fellow)

Capacity, Care and Court of Protection | Private Client | Wills, Trusts and Estates

About Carol

Carol’s specialist probate and estate planning experience includes;

  • dealing with estates with foreign assets
  • claiming inheritance tax relief
  • advising on intestacy (where a person dies without a will)
  • varying the distribution of an estate (Deeds of Variation).

Memberships :

ILEX (Institute for Legal Executives)

Relevant services

capacity care and court of protection
Capacity, Care & Court of Protection
When it comes to looking out for your and your loved ones future, we can help you take steps now so your affairs will be managed should the need arise.
Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA)
LPAs are the only way you can choose and appoint in advance someone to legally make decisions for you tailored to your particular circumstances.
Court of Protection and attorney disputes
At what is a difficult time, matters can be made worse if you're concerned that a person taking advantage of your loved one, or if a person appointed to manage their financial affairs isn't doing so properly.
Guide to deputyship and changing deputy
When it is determined that a client lacks capacity to make financial decisions, the Court of Protection will appoint a deputy to help the individual manage their financial affairs.
paying for care
Paying for care
At RWK Goodman, our Private Client team will be able to advise individuals about the funding arrangements, to ensure that they are not paying more than they need to or are selling their home unnecessarily.
Solicitors for the elderly
Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE) is an independent organisation, created to provide legal advice for elderly and vulnerable people.
wills trusts and estates
Wills, Trusts and Estates
Your life is full of landmarks. Our compassionate and expert lawyers are here to make sure that you are able to navigate through them all.
Contested Wills, Trusts and Inheritance
Disputes around wills and inheritance can be charged with emotion. That is why you need to have a legal team on your side who are emotionally attuned to what you are going through, with a high success rate.
Tax and Trusts
Whatever your stage of life, and however you plan to manage your estate, we can put in place tax and trust structures to suit your immediate and future needs.
Will writing solicitors
With a Will in place, you can be confident that your assets will go to the people you intended – without leaving them any unnecessary burdens, worries, or unwanted surprises.
Probate and estate administration
As expert probate solicitors, we can help you to understand the many complex layers of being an executor and help you deliver on your responsibilities in a sensitive and financially efficient way.

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