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- Posted on August 2, 2019WHAT IS AN LPA AND WHY IS IT RELEVANT TO ME?Read more...
The term, Lasting Power of Attorney, or LPA, is one that you will have heard about or read about in the paper. What does it actually mean? In short, it allows one adult to appoint another adult to look after their financial affairs or their health, if they lose their ability to make their own decisions. We tend to think it is something for older people to worry about, certainly not for the younger generation.
- Posted on August 2, 2019WHAT DOES A LASTING POWER OF ATTORNEY DO?Read more...
Lasting Power of Attorney, or LPA, is a legal document that allows you to appoint another person, known as your attorney, to make decisions and act on your behalf if you need help. It can be used if you lose your ability to make decisions, through dementia for example, or if you decide you no longer want to make your own decisions.
There are two types of power of attorney, one to allow a trusted person to deal with your finances, and another to allow a trusted person to deal with your health.
- Posted on July 16, 2019You may want to think about a Personal Injury Trust (PI Trust) to protect your compensation.Read more...
You may think that this is not relevant to you if you are not in receipt of state benefits. However, your position may change. Such changes result from the case with which we are dealing on your behalf, or as a result of some future event.
We will also need to know your benefits position to enable us to discuss with you whether certain actions should be taken.
- Posted on July 11, 2019We are constantly being told to plan for the future and are bombarded with adverts for Will planning, funeral arrangements and pension schemes on a daily basis. It is important to plan for the future and to make arrangements for your retirement, inheritance and loved ones.Read more...
- Posted on July 10, 2019The Supreme Court decision in Tillman v Egon Zehnder Ltd reminds parties involved in the drafting of restrictive covenants in an employment situation (as opposed to a sale and purchase) of the need to ensure that the covenant is drafted to only prevent unfair competition, rather than competition, following termination of employment and should be drafted to address the particular facts of an employment relationship rather than in generalities.Read more...
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