Lasting Power of Attorney Prevent Cases of Snatch by State

In April 2009, great-grandmother Betty Figg was snatched from her home by social workers against the wishes of her daughter, her former carer. Social workers arrived with police and a battering ram to remove the 86 year-old woman, suffering from dementia, from her...
Number of Charitable Estates Down in 2019

Number of Charitable Estates Down in 2019

In 2018 total legacy income had reached a new milestone and was worth over £3bn. In 2019 reported legacy income reached the same milestone. This year reported legacy income is £2.9bn and it is estimated that total legacy income is between £3bn and £3.1bn. 4% of total...
Providing for a Vulnerable Relative

Providing for a Vulnerable Relative

Solicitor Lynne Bradey, shares her thoughts on providing for your vulnerable relatives.  One question that gets regularly asked from family members – often parents – is how best to provide for their children who are deemed vulnerable. Here we look at the best way to...
Bereavement Scheme Extended for NHS and Social Care Staff

Bereavement Scheme Extended for NHS and Social Care Staff

Friday 29th May 2020 This week, an announcement by the Home Office revealed that the Bereavement Scheme was being extended to provide indefinite leave for families and dependants of social care workers and NHS support staff who sadly die due to the corona virus. The...