Future Planning

We can protect you and your family and provide certainty for the future.

Be certain of your future with Goughs

Perhaps you are concerned about how you are going to fund your later life, or about the ever increasing cost of care and how this might affect what you leave behind for your loved ones.

With our wealth of knowledge, our legal experts can help you plan and protect your family’s future and ensure your wishes are fulfilled should the unexpected occur.

At Goughs we can provide a full range of future life planning services including Wills, Trusts, LPA’s and Inheritance Tax Planning to help protect both you and your family’s future.

Future Planning

Setting up a Trust

Inheritance tax planning

Business Succession Planning

Care Fee Planning

Funding Your Care

The Goughs approach to future planning

You can find one of our highly experienced and knowledgeable advisors in each of our Wiltshire offices, who can help you with all areas of future planning, from making Lasting Powers of Attorney and Wills to Estate Planning or planning for potential future care and fees.

At Goughs we have STEP qualified specialists, as well as members of The Association of Lifetime Lawyers. So you’ll benefit from their practical and balanced advice.

Be certain of your future with Goughs

Your local Will writers since 1882

Popular questions about future planning

There are several steps you can take to ensure that your loved ones are protected in case of your death or if you were ill and unable to make your own decisions.

Contact us to discuss your requirements.

Trying to plan your legal affairs and finances for later life can include

  • Minimising your Inheritance Tax liability
  • Sorting out pre-paid funeral plans
  • Setting up trusts for your family and protecting assets for future generations through a Will.
  • Appointing Attorneys to manage your financial affairs and to make health and welfare decisions on your behalf by Lasting Powers of Attorney is also an important part of the process.

The strategy will be different for each family, due to their unique circumstances and views on life. Nonetheless, the best advice is to plan early and have the right practical legal advice.

We are specialists in elderly and future planning with a long established reputation in Wiltshire.

Our future planning team includes lawyers belonging to Solicitors for the Elderly who are also Dementia Friends or Dementia Champions

Our clients rate us as excellent

Legal 500

Client orientated; they ensure the client is well informed with easy to read documents.

L C, Devizes

Our Wills were dealt with efficiently, we have already recommended your firm to our daughter and husband. Absolutely brilliant – thank you.

Sue Greenman

Everything was completed professionally and within my tight time scales. I would like to say thank you and would definitely go back to Goughs should I need help in the future.

Legal 500

Goughs gives outstanding customer satisfaction. They are very approachable, reliable, courteous and informed. I would recommend Goughs to anyone.

R F, Melksham

Great service, professional, great communication and handled what was a very sensitive situation with care and compassion.

W D, Calne

Professional, helpful & knowledgeable service. Giving very clear advice in a way I could understand. Thank you.

Your future planning team

Trainee Solicitor

Partner (TEP)

Associate (FCILEx)




Partner & Head of Private Client

Trainee Solicitor

Trainee Private Client Paralegal


Associate (FILCEx)

Associate Solicitor

Associate Solicitor

Partner (TEP)

Partner & Head of Private Client

Senior Associate (FCILEx)

Why work with Goughs?

Local since 1882, with an excellent reputation

First-class, effective service

Largest solicitors in Wiltshire

Seven offices throughout the county

Nationally accredited law firm

Recognised by Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners

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Our Offices

The Strand, Calne
Wiltshire, SN11 0JU
01249 812086

Mill House, 1 New Road
Chippenham, Wiltshire
SN15 1EJ
01249 444499

23 Pickwick Road, Corsham,
Wiltshire, SN13 9BH
01249 712193

Ramsbury House
30 Market Place, Devizes
Wiltshire, SN10 1JG
01380 726913

5 Bath Road, Melksham
Wiltshire, SN12 6LN
01225 703036

2 Fore Street, Trowbridge
Wiltshire, BA14 8HX
01225 762683

Unit 5
Greenways Business Park
Bellinger Close
SN15 1BN
01249 475880

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