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Our solicitors are regular commentators on new developments in the industry, and changes in the law.

Recent articles include…

August 2017

Are you due a refund of overpaid Lasting Power of Attorney fees?

Hundreds of thousands of people may be owed a refund having been overcharged registration fees when applying for a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) in the past 4 years. An LPA is a document which allows you to choose who can make financial and/or health decisions on your behalf. These are vital documents and over […]

January 2017

Your Lasting Power of Attorney; A New Year’s Resolution for the future

You may have already made a Will but have you thought about who would help you with your finance or health decisions when you can’t do it yourself or need a little extra help? Deciding who will look after your affairs if you are unable to do so is probably one of the most important […]

November 2016

Urgent warning about Government’s ‘risky’ online legal tool

Lucy Watson has joined a number of organisations representing older and vulnerable people to raise serious concerns around the Government’s online tool for creating Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs).   An LPA is a powerful legal document allowing someone to appoint trusted individuals to make important decisions about their care and finances, in the event […]

October 2016

Making sure the children are heard

It is the Court’s aim to keep children at the heart of arrangements for the children when their parents separate but, in practice, how can that be achieved?   You solicitor will tell you that s.1 of the Children Act 1989 contains the ‘welfare principle’ and that when decisions need to be made about arrangements […]

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