The reported conviction of these two estate planners should serve as a lesson to many people of the perils and dangers of using unregulated advisers in this complex area of law.
Always choose a Solicitor to ensure the advice you are being provided is properly regulated and protected in the event of wrongdoing or mistake.
Potential customers were cold-called and services were advertised on local radio and the internet or sent out in mailshots. There were many complaints between April 2012 and May 2013 and investigations revealed that £31,500 was allegedly obtained fraudulently by Holly and Wild. One of the alleged frauds involved claims that they pretended that the Government was about to change the law so that people would not be able to protect their property if they went into a care home. After the verdicts, prosecutor Glenn Parsons said: "The jury have found that this was a fraud from the start.