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Kate Garraway & the legal protections we should all have in place.
Kate Garraway & the legal protections we should all have in place.

Kate Garraway’s heart-breaking story of her husband Derek’s year-long battle with Covid has been made even more complicated by the lack of legal protection she and Derek had in place. Kate was unable to access funds to manage her husband’s care or refinance her…

Why you should consider a Lasting Power of Attorney

What are Lasting Powers of Attorney and why do I need them?LPAs are the documents that enable another person or people (the Attorneys) to make decisions on behalf of an individual (the donor) when that…

The Mental Capacity Act 2005, the overriding Presumption of Capacity & the role of third parties

The Mental Capacity Act 2005, the overriding Presumption of Capacity & the role of third parties

Enduring Powers of Attorney (EPA) and when to register

Prior to Lasting Powers of Attorney coming into Force on the 1 October 2007, a donor (the person granting the power to attorneys to manage their affairs) granted an attorney permission to manage their financial…

General Power of Attorney (GPA) – When to use one…

A General Power of Attorney (GPA) can only be used to make financial decisions (as opposed to Health) decisions on behalf of the donor (i.e. the person giving the power to the Attorney). The GPA…

EPA, GPA and LPA(F) comparison

Enduring Power of Attorney An EPA can no longer be prepared but it can still be used so long as it was previously set up correctly. If there is no restriction as to mental capacity,…

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