Karen Grimm

Senior Associate Solicitor

Private Client

01483 215 355

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Karen specialises in providing a personal and tailor-made service to her clients, including a particular focus on elderly clients. She has developed a good working relationship with local service providers, such as care homes, social services and charities and is a full professional member of Solicitors for the Elderly, an independent, national organisation of lawyers committed to providing the highest quality of legal advice to these clients and their families.

Many of Karen’s clients worry about the possibility of future care costs eroding their children’s inheritance. She can advise you on your financial responsibility and help you to plan for the future, including advising you on NHS funded care and ways in which you can protect your children and grand-children’s inheritance.

Karen is a Dementia Friend.

She can advise you on how you and your family would benefit from making a Lasting Power of Attorney, as well as on all matters relating to Enduring Powers of Attorney. Karen can also assist you in circumstances where no Power of Attorney is in place and an application for the appointment of a Court of Protection appointed Deputy is required.

Karen is a full professional member of STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners), a worldwide professional organisation for practitioners dealing with family inheritance and succession planning.

She will be happy to prepare a Will for you or if you already have a Will, review this with you on a life changing event. Karen will advise you on claims that you ought to consider and discuss the potential Inheritance Tax liability of your estate and the ways in which you might reduce this.

Where a loved one has passed away she will be happy to deal with the Administration of their estate on your behalf if you are the executor or administrator including dealing with their tax affairs, collecting in or transferring their assets and distributing the estate in accordance with their Will or the Rules of Intestacy, if no Will has been made.

Interests

Outside of work Karen enjoys catching up with family and friends, music, world foods and travel.