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Lasting Powers of Attorney

A Property and Affairs Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) allows you to plan ahead by choosing someone you trust to manage your finances and property if you are ever unable to do so yourself. The document can be helpful even if you do not lack capacity. For example, it may be useful for you to […]

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Guardianship and choosing an executor

In this newsletter there’s important information for any parent, plus advice on choosing an executor. If you would like to discuss any of the issues raised please call me on 0121 445 5874 or email sue@nullsuejendenassociates.co.uk. The forgotten reason to make a Will Everyone needs a Will, in my opinion, but for parents there is […]

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Do yourself and your family a real favour

For some the thought of their demise is so unpalatable they avoid thinking about it at all, failing to plan or make provision for their family. I sometimes wonder whether the 62% of adults in the UK who don’t have a Will realise the consequence; that their nearest and dearest may have no say in […]

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Making sure your Will stands up in Court

When it comes to your Will and who you would like to inherit your estate, your decision is final, right? You might think so, but as has been demonstrated in a number of recent cases this isn’t always the case. The number of contested Wills in England has doubled in the last few years. In […]

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A simple Will? There’s no such thing

I’ve lost count of the number of times people have said to me: “My financial affairs are really straight-forward, all I want is a simple Will.”  I find myself explaining, in this day and age, there really is no such thing as a simple Will, and if you have one you may well find that […]

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