Monthly Archives: June 2018

A Power of Attorney to represent relatives with the Health Service

The recent sad revelations from Gosport illustrate the problems that relatives can have when the Health Service fails the elderly. In situations where the patient is unable to fully represent themselves, one useful document which may have helped some relatives when they disagree with a course of treatment, is a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA)…
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A Will from a Bank could have hidden charges

Having a Bank as their Executor could be landing families with tens of thousands of pounds in Executor fees when their relatives die. Up to 1.5 million people are believed to have signed up for Wills from Banks, with bargain priced Wills typically offered for free or as little as £75. But in creating the…
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