Coronavirus Lockdown – Can I Still Make A Lasting Power Of Attorney?

As the number of coronavirus cases in the UK continues to rise daily, there has been an increase in the number of people wanting to make Lasting Powers of Attorney...


Contact With Protected Care Home Residents – Where Do You Stand?

At this time of unprecedented national crisis, everybody is looking for new ways to work and communicate remotely. This includes residents in UK care homes, of whom there are over...


Linkin Park Frontman’s Ex-Wife Receives Large Settlement From His Estate

Linkin Park frontman, Chester Bennington, sadly died in 2017, leaving a large estate. He left a Will, making it clear that his estate would be divided between his six children...


Coronavirus Lockdown – Can I Still Make Or Amend A Will?

The number of people seeking to write new Wills has risen by at least 30% following the outbreak of coronavirus, according to The Law Society – but in an industry...


How Will The Coronavirus Affect Contact For Protected Parties?

The Government announced on Monday night that all shops other than those offering essential goods and services were to close their doors. It was not clear from the Prime Minister’s...


What Does The Coronavirus Mean For Mediation?

With the increasing number of cases of the coronavirus and stricter provisions and guidance being issued by the Government, it may soon be the case that mediation cannot be carried...


Once In A Lifetime Gift…

Often the focus of our Inheritance Disputes team work is challenging the validity of a Will. Sometimes however all of the assets have been transferred from the deceased individual in...


Moving A Protected Party Against Their Wishes

The Court of Protection recently ruled against two adult children of a protected party (P) after they opportunistically moved P away from his wife (against P’s wishes), repatriating him to...


Service Of Claim Outside The UK

It is often the case that individuals may wish to pursue a claim, however, have doubts whether any action can be taken when a potential defendant resides outside the UK....


My Father Is Leaving His Home To Me But Can I Split It With My Sister?

Question In my dad’s Will, the house is left to me with the sale proceeds to be split 50/50 with my sister. It was made 10 years ago when my...


Can I Bring A Claim Against My Trustees?

The Limitation Act 1980 defines limits as to when claims can be made by an individual. The Act covers a number of claims, including claims in respect of a Trust...


What Happens If Someone Dies Without Leaving A Valid Will?

If someone dies without leaving a valid Will, they are intestate. That means their estate will be distributed to their next of kin in accordance to the default statutory rules...


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