The Department of Health and Social Care confirmed just before Christmas 2021 that the April 2022 implementation date for the Liberty Protection Safeguards (LPS) could not be met and has now moved to an “unspecified date” in the future.
Research commissioned by SFE has revealed that over half (51%) of people living in the Midlands who have a will haven't updated it for more than five years, meaning nearly half of wills made in the area are likely to be out-of-date. Of those, over a third (35%) haven’t updated it for over 7 years, and over a fifth (22%) haven't dusted it off in more than a decade.
So much of our lives are online, in the “digital world” from banking, shopping and communicating with friends and family, with no paper, just usernames and passwords. Have you thought about what happens to your digital life when you pass away?
We are delighted to announce the arrival of Liz Williams who joins our highly regarded Commercial Property team in Warwick. With over 20 years’ experience, Liz is a well-respected commercial property solicitor, advising clients in all types of commercial property transactions from leases and acquisitions of land for development to the sale and purchase of small businesses such as hotels, restaurants, shops and cafes to name a few!
Although the online divorce portal has made the divorce process quicker and easier, many couples do not realise that financial claims arising from the marriage can still be made even after Decree Absolute has been pronounced and the divorce finalised.