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"The service and help I have received from Marshall Hatchick has been first class in all aspects over many years. Recently, I have been very impressed with the kind, caring yet professional approach from Jennifer Humphreys when dealing with probate and will matters."

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 "We highly recommend the team dealing with wills, trusts and probate. Remaking our wills became a much better experience as Jennifer Humphreys guided us through a more understandable and flexible format making us feel confident and comfortable with the arrangements. Similarly Christopher Howard gave an exccellent efficient and friendly service whilst dealing with two probate applications. The support staff were also very helpful and friendly and good communicators."

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"My wife and I are both pensioners but still in good shape in both mind body. However, we both know that this will not remain the case for ever and so we decided to draw up lasting power of attorney documents. Jennifer Humphreys at Marshall Hatchick, Woodbridge, completed the paperwork for us in a thorough, careful and considerate manner. She explained all the implications and ensured that we understood the process. Our wishes in regard to our health and welfare and property and finance are now recorded and copies lodged with our appointed attorneys. We can't look into the future but are sure this was a wise step to take."

 

 

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"We represent a consortium of Irish investors with a number of properties in the Greater London area. We have relied heavily on the expertise and personal attention shown by Marshall Hatchick and Colin Clark in particular since 2005 and we value their input highly. We are happy to recommend them to one and all."

Mr B

"I wish to express my gratitude for the manner in which you carried out the administration of the estate of my late wife. I much appreciated the compassionate way the appointments were held such that I was able follow and accept the procedures. I also found your guidance and advice invaluable. I have the confidence to attend any further appointments that are necessary."

 

 

"Your work has been fully and much appreciated by us all."

 

 

 

"Thanks for all your work on our behalf, we could not have done this ourselves."

 

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Chris Cumberbatch - 'Thank you for your friendly and efficient service. I will of course keep you in mind should we need anything in the future.'

Solicitors’ will writing offer boosts charity.

A free will writing service offered for one week by two solicitors firms to raise money for The Ipswich Hospital Charity has been a huge success. The Write a Will week gave people a chance to cut the cost of planning for their legacy after death.ihc logo

The charity’s Kate Ashton and Jess Watkins took details from people wanting to be referred to the solicitors Marshall Hatchick or Gotelee solicitors. Jess said: “We secured fabulous support from two solicitors to offer those who didn’t have a will to get one done for free.
“Those who needed their will altered could also take up the offer,for example, if they had just had children or some of their circumstances had changed in some other way. We hoped it would act as a catalyst to inspire people to take up the opportunity. It’s important not to just keep putting it off.”

The charity also hoped to raise its profile and encourage people to leave it a gift when they die. “Legacies are really important,” Kate said. “They make a real difference to the work we can achieve. You can do the right thing by family and friends and still help out your local hospital. Even a small inheritance makes a massive difference.”

A professionally-written will usually costs between £100 and £200. The charity is hoping those who took up the offer will be generous after making significant savings. A gift of £50 (minimum) is suggested. Gotelee’s Helen Crapnell said: “We were delighted to help support the legacy week and we offered as many free wills as we could at our Ipswich, Hadleigh and Felixstowe offices.”

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Chris Cumberbatch, partner at Marshall Hatchick, said: “We feel that it is good to give something back to the community and we are very pleased to be helping the Ipswich Hospital Charity.”

Kate added that, as demand was so high, the charity will consider repeating the offer in the future.She said: “As it was our first time offering this deal, we were unsure how it would be taken up, and we are delighted it proved to be extremely popular.”
Kate and Jess can be contacted This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or on 01473 702929.

Article from Ipswich Star dated 10th November 2015.

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