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LPAs and investing

A recent article in a financial newspaper reports that many LPAs should, but do not include an explicit instruction to outsource investment advice. This omission will pose significant problems for the attorneys, put at risk the donor’s assets, and make … Continue reading

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Not Having LPAs Can Speak Volumes

For a Court or medical team to determine the wishes of an incapacitated adult is far from easy, and they will examine all possibilities. In the absence of any written instructions or wishes it used be the case that they … Continue reading

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The Greatest Fear

The greatest fear now for the over 55s, is no longer cancer but the prospect of losing their mind. It appears that one in four of the general population is more concerned about developing dementia than any other condition. There … Continue reading

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Lasting Powers of Attorney, and Court of Protection …. myths and harsh realities

Probably the most common misconception regarding property and cash is that a spouse can continue to operate a bank account that is in joint names, after his/her partner has lost capacity. If it’s not to breach the Mental Capacity Act … Continue reading

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