With Valentine’s day fast approaching, this year will be very different with Covid-19 and national restrictions making planning your valentine’s Day that little bit harder. Despite this, many people will still be planning on proposing to their partner.
With the festive period almost upon us, many separated couples will have to think about how best to share the time with their children over the Christmas break. This can be stressful as parents sometimes find it hard to agree who the children should be with and when, particularly on the all-important Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. This year things may be even more difficult given the current pandemic.
Under the current rules, children under the age of 18 can continue to move between their parents' homes for the purposes of contact and this applies regardless of which tier families find themselves in. Between 23 and 27 December this year up to three households can meet to form a Christmas bubble. This should come as welcome news as it means that children moving between their parents' homes between this period will be able to spend time with extended family members/friends on both parents' sides.
A Lasting Power of Attorney is a legal document that allows you to appoint people you trust, known as your Attorneys, to make decisions on your behalf when you are unable to do so, whether that be because you are incapacitated or lose mental capacity. There are two of types Lasting Power of Attorney: 1. Property and Financial Affairs; and 2. Health and Welfare