Later Life Planning Under Lockdown

Given the global crisis created by the novel coronavirus disease (COVID 19), many people urgently wish to make important later life decisions. Prior to COVID 19, they would have created a Health & Welfare Lasting Power of Attorney, which includes a section on life sustaining treatment, but in view of lengthy court delays waiting for... Read more »

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Making wills during the coronavirus pandemic

In light of current circumstances we have seen an increase in enquiries from people worried about updating their wills and powers of attorney. Many people are concerned as to whether this can be done without having any face to face contact. We would like to reassure you that our Wills team are here to help... Read more »

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Why should I make a Will?

Preparing a will is not usually high up on anyone’s list of things to do. We tend to think the worst is never going to happen and prefer to spend money on other things. Others believe that if they get a will they are ‘tempting fate’. And then, many others fully intend to have a... Read more »

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Half a house – A warning for Executors and Attorneys

Close by where I live there was a fire in a 1930s style semi detached house about two years ago. It was very sad; the elderly married couple who lived there were both great hoarders of paper and so the fire spread rapidly. The property was razed to the ground and they both perished.  It... Read more »

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