Executor: All you need to know about your role and duties as the executor of a Will

Before you agree to become an executor of a Will, it is important to understand the role and duties that are involved. It is easy to underestimate the amount of work and the time it takes to execute a Will. There are several responsibilities and there may be a great deal of administration required. You

Executor: All you need to know about your role and duties as the executor of a Will

Unmarried Parents – Your Rights: Lessons from the Siobhan McLaughlin Case

Unmarried Parents and Your Rights: Lessons from the Siobhan McLaughlin Case. By Richard Hodge, Will and Estate Planning Expert at Fielding Triggs In August 2018, Siobhan McLaughlin won a landmark Supreme Court case for the right to claim bereavement benefits. Her claim was for state benefits that only married couples / civil partners can access

Unmarried Parents – Your Rights: Lessons from the Siobhan McLaughlin Case

Why Do I Need A Lasting Power of Attorney in case of Dementia?

Sarah’s Story explains why. Case study. Despite the fact that the government recommends that every adult has a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA), chronically low numbers of people actually do. With increasing numbers of people living longer and more of us suffering from dementia, this needs to change. Everyone should appoint trusted people to make

Why Do I Need A Lasting Power of Attorney in case of Dementia?

What happens if you do not have a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) for someone with Dementia?

Despite the increasing numbers of people suffering from Dementia in the UK – 225,000 people are diagnosed each year and it is estimated there will be 1m sufferers by 2025 – the number of people taking the right precautions with a Legal Power of Attorney remains low. No-one has the automatic right to make decisions

What happens if you do not have a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) for someone with Dementia?

Parental Responsibility – The Modern Family.

Parental Responsibility – The Modern Family. Martin Wade, Director Fielding Triggs There's no such thing as a stereotypical modern family. Parents are not cookie cutter shaped - married, civil partners, separated, divorced, multi-cultural, multi-lingual, living apart, single, adoptive, guardians - the list goes on. We all muddle along doing the best we can. We're all

Parental Responsibility – The Modern Family.

Half term activities: Why updating your Will should be top priority

Whatever you’re up to this half-term week - travel, quality time with the kids or a complicated child care arrangement that resembles 3D chess - please add another small task to your list. Love your family, write your Will Think, for just a minute, about what would happen to the children if you

Half term activities: Why updating your Will should be top priority

WHY YOU NEED A WILL AND LASTING POWERS OF ATTORNEY

By Martin Wade, director, Fielding Triggs. As Published in Mortgage Strategy 1st Oct. The case of five-year-old cancer patient Ashya King has raised profoundly sensitive questions in international courtrooms and households across the country. Why does the court get a say? Were the parents wrong to reject treatment advised by their NHS hospital? At what

WHY YOU NEED A WILL AND LASTING POWERS OF ATTORNEY
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