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Private Client Bulletin 2

Discussions about future care needs are often avoided.  We all hope that we will remain healthy and able to manage our daily activities without external support.  However, the reality is that

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What options do I have as an executor named in a Will?

With the way Covid-19 has affected our daily lives you may be wondering what happens if you find yourself appointed as an executor of somebody’s Will.The peculiar thing about Wills is that you may not

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Court of Protection and Deputyship

If someone has lost mental capacity to take care of their property and financial affairs, an application to the Court of Protection may be necessary to appoint a Deputy to act in their best interests. Generally,

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Covid -19 pandemic leads to a surge in people making Wills and Lasting Powers of Attorneys

The outbreak of the COVID-19 virus has got many of us checking that our affairs are in order and has highlighted the need to make a Will and Lasting Power of Attorney for many.The introduction of social

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What is a Living Will & do I need one?

ADVANCE DECISIONS aka Living Wills In recent weeks we have seen a wave of uncertainty and panic across the world.  The current Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in many people looking at how they can

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Coronavirus: Can I still make a Will?

Oliver Nelms - Legal expertWith the continued escalation of the Coronavirus situation around the UK and the world, it is little surprise that the question many solicitors and Will makers are facing from

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Get Your Will Done

‘Over half of UK adults don’t have a Will’Do You Know the Cost of Dying Without a Will? Making a Will can seem like a daunting task and it is one we usually put off. But with the Treasury gaining

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Couple’s Mirror Wills ‘Set in Stone’, High Court Rules

It is common for couples to make so-called ‘mirror’ wills, leaving everything to each other and, eventually, to their children. Such documents may appear simple but, as one High Court case showed,

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Making a Will? Don’t Forget Your Moral Responsibilities to Your Family!

When making your will, the law expects that you will not forget your responsibilities to those who have a legitimate call on your bounty. The point was made by one case in which a father left his entire

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Don’t Wait until You’re Old to Make a Will! See a Solicitor Today!

Making or changing your will in advanced old age is a positive invitation to disputes after you are gone, and that is one good reason why you should not put off seeing a solicitor. A case concerning a

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