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Strangest Wills – The Weird and the Wonderful

Don’t get me wrong, writing a Will to let loved ones know what your wishes are after you die is a serious matter. However, on a lighter note, I thought it would be interesting to share with you some of the more stranger Wills that have gone down in history [...]

April 17th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized, Will writing|Tags: , |0 Comments

What rights does a Lasting Power of Attorney give you?

When someone (the Donor) creates a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) they are appointing someone they trust (the Attorney) to make decisions for them if they do not have the mental capacity to do  so. Under a LPA, Attorneys have the legal rights to make decisions for the Donor about [...]

March 30th, 2018|Categories: Lasting Power of Attorney|Tags: , |0 Comments

How does a Lasting Power of Attorney work?

A Lasting Power of Attorney (‘LPA’) gives you (the ‘Donor’) the opportunity to choose who would manage your affairs, such as health, welfare, property and finances, if you are unable to. For example, after a major accident or illness that resulted in you not having the mental capacity to do [...]

March 26th, 2018|Categories: Lasting Power of Attorney|Tags: , |0 Comments

Can a Will beneficiary be an executor?

There is often this misconception that a Will beneficiary can’t be an executor and vice versa. A Will beneficiary can indeed be an executor and vice versa, however, bear in mind that he or she cannot witness as they will not be entitled to receive what has been left to [...]

February 26th, 2018|Categories: Will writing|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Lasting Powers of Attorneys – Refund of Registration fees

If you prepared and registered your Lasting Powers of Attorney between 1st April 2013 and 31st March 2017, then you should be able to claim a refund of up to £54 per Lasting Power of Attorney. This is in addition to interest at 0.5% since the date you paid. The [...]

February 4th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments