In this article, we shortlist and explain eight good reasons to make a Lasting Power of Attorney.1. You decide
Posts Categorized: Wills & Probate
October 11th, 2021
“Daphne Frank’s devastating account of her mother falling victim to a predatory marriage highlights the need for better protection of vulnerable people who could be targeted by … Read Should a Will be Revoked upon Marriage Automatically?
A couple of weeks ago, the government launched a 12-week consultation into the modernisation of Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs).
An LPA is a legal document … Read The Digitalisation of Lasting Powers of Attorney
24th March 2021
Kate Garraway’s heart-breaking story aired on TV yesterday which documented her family’s ordeal over her husband Derek’s year long battle with Covid. Kate has been open throughout … Read ‘Kate Garraway: Finding Derek’ and the importance of a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA)
15th March, 2021
There is no absolute rule to dictate how long a grant of probate will take in definitive terms, the length of time it takes to administer each … Read How long does a grant of probate take?
February 10th, 2021
Are you facing the task of dealing with a loved one’s finances (debts and investments), property affairs and possessions after their death?
It is a difficult time, … Read Dealing with the Estate of a Loved One: Advice
The CQC’s review into the application of Do-Not-Attempt-Resuscitate (DNAR) orders during the Covid-19 pandemic has been published … Read CQC Investigation into Do Not Attempt Rescuscitate (DNAR) orders
Whilst the COVID-19 pandemic has increased the number of people considering their wills, we have not seen an increase in people considering a Lasting Power of Attorney … Read Lasting Power of Attorney vs Deputyship
17th June 2020
One of the questions that you need to think about when giving instructions for your will is – do you want to leave any money to charity … Read Leaving a charitable gift in your will
18th May 2020
The impact of COVID-19 is wide-ranging and is affecting almost every individual in one way or another. The daily (or sometimes hourly) news bulletins with the latest … Read I am thinking of writing my own will – what are the risks?