What are trusts? The broad purpose of a trust is simple: to help families control how assets such as cash, investments or property are more…
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Guide to Court of Protection + Deputyship
If someone close to you has lost mental capacity, you can apply to the Court of Protection to become their Deputy.
When is the right time to write or update your Will?
There's never an ideal time to write your Will, but there are some life events that will trigger the a need for one.
Your role + responsibilities as Executor
The Executor has an important role to play in administering the Will, so make sure you're aware of your duties and responsibilities.
Guide to Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPA)
If you're worried about losing mental capacity, a LPA allows you to appoint someone to make decisions on your behalf.
Capacity to make Lasting Power of Attorney
In England and Wales the law in relation to adults who lack the capacity to make decisions on their own behalf is laid down in the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (“MCA”), which is supported by the Code of Practice (“the Code”).
Acting as a ‘Certificate Provider’
The role of the ‘Certificate Provider’ is to make sure that the person making the Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) is mentally capable of doing so and isn’t being placed under any pressure.
Wills, Trusts + Probate brochure
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