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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.
New guidance published today will assist solicitors who receive a request for access to the will of an individual who has lost mental capacity.
This practice note clarifies when a solicitor can disclose a copy of a client’s will where the client has lost mental capacity.
This popular event is tailored for private client practitioners dealing with the unique challenges of elderly and vulnerable clients
Probate Practitioner’s Handbook is a popular guide for solicitors’ firms that do probate and estate administration work.
From the Private Client Section: working with transgender clients
The Law Society's quality mark for any practice that can demonstrate excellence in legal practice management and client care.
This book will help you assist clients with trusts, from protecting assets to minimising exposure to tax.
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