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Power of Attorney

Who looks after health and wealth when someone can no longer make their own decision?

How we created our DIY Lasting Power of Attorney

This is our experience of using forms available online from the UK government to set up our Lasting Powers of Attorney – and why we’ve done it now. Why set up LPAs? We’ve seen a number of families left in limbo when their loved ones became unable to manage their own finances or make decisions […]

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The Next of Kin Myth

There’s a strong belief that if someone loses capacity to make decisions for themselves for some reason – perhaps an accident or dementia – then the next of kin can take responsibility. But actually both the concept and the rights of next of kin are not as clear cut as we might think. Here are […]

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