Lasting Power of Attorney

23Nov

Heir Hunter Ordered to Pay £250,000 Costs Heir Hunter Ordered to Pay £250,000 in Legal Fees

After failing to acknowledge the will of a pensioner, Andrew Fraser, a professional heir hunter, has been ordered to pay costs of £250,000. Andrew Fraser, of firm Fraser and Fraser, a genealogist had been asked to investigate the will of a 1930s model, Tessa Amstell. Fraser questioned whether the will had been made with impartiality…

20Jul

lasting power of attorney legal advice Lasting Power of Attorney Advice

None of us like to think of a time when we are unable to make our own decisions. But a little preplanning and considering the potential of a lasting power of attorney will not only help you keep yourself and your assets safe but also make it much easier for loved ones to provide the…

17Jul

employment law solicitors in Warrington Lasting Power of Attorney and Mental Capacity

An LPA or Lasting Power of Attorney is a legal document that lets someone you have designated as an attorney to act on your behalf should you not have the mental capacity to do so yourself. The LPA can be tailored to include decisions concerning your finances and property as well as your health and…

03Mar

Inheritance Dispute

In a decision made by the High Court over the inheritance of a family farm, a woman has been awarded over £1 million in damages in recognition of the work she’d done on the farm over a period of three decades.  Starting at the farm just after she left school, Lucy initially began working with…

31Jan

Why is it Important to Have a Lasting Power of Attorney? Why is it Important to Have a Lasting Power of Attorney?

Many people don’t really like to consider what would happen if they become incapacitated in some way. Who will look after their affairs? What will happen to their most important assets? While making a will is something that every individual should do, so is creating a lasting power of attorney or LPA. What is Lasting…

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