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This practice note is intended to provide practical guidance to members of the Law Society’s Mental Capacity (Welfare) accreditation scheme in carrying out their duties to clients and to the CoP.
The Law Society's response to the Sentencing Council’s consultation on guidelines for sentencing offences of manslaughter.
This episode of “In Conversation with…” takes a look at Business LPAs and attorney choice with Craig Ward, author of Lasting Powers of Attorney: A Practical Guide
A public consultation by the Law Commission is a welcome step towards updating our will-making laws.
People unable to make decisions for themselves must always have access to expert independent representation in court hearings about their welfare.
We have received further guidance on the new probate fees scheme from the MoJ.
A simpler set of safeguards is needed to protect the growing number of vulnerable people unable to give informed consent.
Information about accreditation costs.
A client wishes to revoke their will. Will mental capacity be an issue?
The Office of the Public Guardian has published new guidance for professionals who are appointed to act as an individual’s attorney under a lasting power of attorney.
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From the Private Client Section: Alexis Hearnden looks at deprivation of liberty
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The Wills and Equity Committee is part of our Legal Affairs and Policy Board.
It keeps under review and promotes improvements in the law and procedure relating to wills, probate, trusts and charities.
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