News and advice for asset management, including wills and probate, power of attorney, trusts and tax.
Paul Maddock gives an overview of some of the social and legal issues faced by older LGBT+ people.
Rita Gupta, Director of Leiper Gupta Family Lawyers (LGFL Ltd), accredited Family Law member, and a member of Resolution, shares her advice for legal professionals on privately paying clients.
We attended the Birmingham Courts and Tribunals Service Centre to review HMCTS' progress in addressing delays to the probate service.
Information and advice about changes to probate and how we're responding.
Over the weekend, the lord chancellor confirmed that the government's proposals to raise fees charged for a grant of probate have been officially scrapped.
The government's u-turn on a probate fees increase was today welcomed by the Law Society of England and Wales.
I am instructed by a court-appointed deputy for an elderly woman who has lost capacity. Is my client the deputy or the patient? To whom should I send a client care letter?
Your firm should have a system for managing files, including digital files. All your staff should be aware of this system.
If you do not already have an agreement with your client about who owns documents, this guidance can help.
Signings are increasingly carried out electronically. However, in some cases you should use wet ink signatures.
The Law Society's quality mark for any practice that can demonstrate excellence in legal practice management and client care.
Join this one-hour webinar on 2 December to learn more about how to manage mental health in an increasingly digital world.
Our quality mark covers all types of personal injury work for defendant and claimant injury practitioners.
This accreditation scheme covers the representation of patients in all proceedings before the first-tier tribunal.
This accreditation supports practitioners with best practice for wills and estate administration.
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