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Lasting Power Of Attorney Explained

September is World Alzheimers Month, a campaign that raises awareness and challenges the stigmas associated with Alzheimers and other forms of dementia.  For many people living with dementia, there may come a time when they are unable to make decisions…

How and Why Wills Are Challenged

The vast majority of people find it difficult to come to terms with deciding what will happen to their assets and loved ones after they die. For some, creating a Will is a fleeting thought and for others it is…

Q&A With Trainee Solicitor, Laurie Jefferies

>Cymraeg< We continue our Q&A series with another one of our Trainee Solicitors. Laurie Jefferies has just recently moved from our Property department to Probate, Wills and Trusts to progress her training contract. Learn more about Laurie in our latest…

Creating a Will with Dementia

Statistics indicate that there are 850,000 people with dementia in the UK, with numbers set to rise to over 1 million by 2025. A common misconception is that people who have been diagnosed with dementia are unable to make a…

How to Pay Less Inheritance Tax

UK Inheritance Tax Threshold Currently the tax-free Inheritance Tax allowance in the UK (which is sometimes called the ‘nil-rate band’) is £325,000. An additional residence nil-rate band of £125k can be claimed if a main residence is left to a…

Power of Attorney Refund Scheme

The Ministry of Justice has launched a scheme to refund those who have paid more than they should have for applying to register powers of attorney. Those who paid a registration fee for a lasting or enduring power of attorney…

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