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FAQs : Welfare attorneys

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I regularly advise health and welfare attorneys on their duties, and it’s quite apparent that the same concerns come up time and time again. Planning for later, or even end of life is difficult, so below are some answers to the questions...

Statutory Wills - frequently asked questions

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I recently assisted a deputy in making a Statutory Will for his brother, ‘Stephen’. The deputy making the application was the sole beneficiary under intestacy and did not agree that this was in his brother’s best interest. Stephen...

Avoid delays in registering your Lasting Power of Attorney - get the wording right

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We have all experienced a delay in registering a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) with the Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) which, in most cases, is purely down to the department trying to cope with the steady increase in applications; they no longer seem...

Continuation of the Court of Protection Transparency Pilot

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Continuation of the Court of Protection Transparency Pilot helps families to understand the decisions being made on behalf of vulnerable persons As a solicitor specialising in the Court of Protection, I have spent a large part of my time in Court...