Many clients ask “Can I do my own Power of Attorney online?” The answer to this is “yes”, however, many are unaware of the risks and potential costs that could follow if the documentation is not completed correctly and the application gets rejected by the Office of the Public Guardian.
Katie Brett, a Chartered Legal Executive in our Wills & Probate department, talks to us about the importance of having a Lasting Power of Attorney and how the BBC’s Holby City highlighted this recently.
Could sorting your Lasting Powers of Attorney actually be more important than writing a Will? Shanaz Niazi and Judith Hurle, both Wills Executives at our West Wickham office, discuss the merits of obtaining Lasting powers of Attorney sooner rather than later.
PAYING for care home fees in later life is a great concern for many people in their 50s. So much so, that when Prime Minister Theresa May announced plans for a Dementia Tax in last year’s Tory manifesto, it sparked panic among those who feared they would lose their homes.