Why We All Need Up-To-Date-Wills

24th February 2016

A recent case before the Central London County Court may have been avoided if the deceased had left an up-to-date will.  Norman Martin died in 2012, aged 69.  Mr Martin was still married but had lived with his partner, Joy Williams, for 18 years.  Under the provisions of Mr Martin’s will, his half of the property that was… Read More

Lasting Powers of Attorney

12th February 2016

Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPA’s) are legal documents which enable a person to appoint one or more individuals (‘Attorney’) to make decisions on their behalf.  To grant an LPA, a person must be over 18 and have mental capacity.  The defining point of a Lasting Powers of Attorney is that it can continue to be… Read More