Monthly Archives: April 2018

No Will? It may lead to DNA tests to prove parentage

No Will? It may lead to DNA tests to prove parentage Earlier this year the Courts directed that Lorraine Freeman, the younger daughter of the late Colin Birtles be DNA-tested, to verify whether she is his biological daughter and thus has an interest in his estate. Colin Birtles died without leaving a valid Will (intestate)…
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Take early action to reduce the risk to family wealth from Care Home fees

Take early action to reduce the risk to family wealth from Care Home fees Those who fund their own care pay hundreds of pounds more a week than state-funded residents.  This typically results in family's assets having to find £10,000 more a year than a Local Authority pays.  This occurs because of the bargaining power…
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