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Legal disputes around wills

February 24, 2015 3:53 pm

Wills can potentially be a very emotive subject. With the increase in divorce and more families involved it can become very complicated. This is why it is vital when writing a will to keep it continually updated and to make it fair as much as possible.   Potential problems   There are various aspects that can complicate matters around wills- for example who will inherit money or property? While some might argue the easiest way around this is to give everyone an equal share this...
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LPAS- Safeguard Your Assets With A Well Written Will With A Trust

January 16, 2015 9:27 am

In recent times there have been changes to care provision rules. As a legal issue this is something to be aware of as you want to be sure that your assets are properly protected. This is why it is best to get sensible legal advice and check that your will has been properly written with a trust fund specifically set aside.   What are LPAs? LPA means Lasting Power of Attorney- in other words this is the person entrusted to hand over your legal affairs,...
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How To Apply For Power Of Attorney

October 27, 2014 12:01 pm

With some legal issues you have to deal with problems that people often find hard to discuss. One particularly sensitive issue is the loss of mental capacity. One way to provide peace of mind is to nominate someone (or for you to provide the nominated service for someone else) to apply for power of attorney. The phrase “power of attorney” can worry some people. They may be afraid this means that their nominated representative could control their legal or financial affairs. It has to be...
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