Should I create my own Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) online?

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How we add value with LPAs For more information on why you might need an LPA, click here. Many of our clients want to create LPAs after watching this video featuring Dom Littlewood I can find out how to do lots of things online. It’s amazing. I can find out how to change the brakes…

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What happens at one of our consultations?

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Please note that during the Coronavirus outbreak you will be given the option of a meeting using face to face calls over the internet using Zoom, or by video call on mobile phones, or even by plain old telephone – whatever suits you best. You can click here to see how easy it is. If…

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Making Will Writing Part of your Financial Practice (CPD available)

We have partnered with IFAs, mortgage brokers and accountants for the last 13 years. We believe we understand their needs, and how Wills and Estate Planning can help them grow their businesses. We have also helped many of them incorporate Will writing into their businesses while providing CPD at the same time. Our Training (eligible…

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Holby City Hospital and Lasting Powers of Attorney

BBC1’s Casualty is a little bit like a live training session for our profession. Any series set in a hospital is bound to include scenarios where death or unconsciousness are never far away. The relevance of Wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney is often brought home. Last Saturday’s episode was no different, featuring the rather…

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Ministry of Justice encourages people to plan for the future

The Ministry of Justice has launched a public awareness campaign to encourage people to plan for the future, in an effort to encourage the public to think about what might happen if they die or lose their mental capacity. They are particularly encouraging everybody between the ages of 25-50 to make a Will and create…

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Lasting Powers of Attorney – a warning about Inheritance Tax planning

In a judgement on 30th October 2014, the Court of Protection has ruled that a Lasting Power of Attorney cannot be used to organise a Donor’s affairs to mitigate inheritance tax without first applying for a court order (the Donor is the person who created the Lasting Power of Attorney). The judgement was made in…

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