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Does Your Will Work?

Does Your Will Work?

You may have just downloaded and completed the best Will document in the world but will it actually work ? Read more

Record numbers paying their own care home fees

Record numbers paying their own care home fees

more and more houses are being sold to pay for care fees. Will the governments proposals to amend the way in which care fees are charged really benefit us? Read more

If You Don't Use Power of Attorney You Could be Making Yourself Vulnerable

If You Don't Use Power of Attorney You Could be Making Yourself Vulnerable

A Teesside couple have been convicted of spending £130,000 of a 91-year-old’s life savings in two years because she gave them control over her bank account, instead of appointing a power of attorney. Read more

Joan Edwards Should Have had her Will Checked Over by a Solicitor

Joan Edwards Should Have had her Will Checked Over by a Solicitor

The recent furore over Joan Edwards, the pensioner who left money to the government in her Will only to see it fall into the hands of the two political parties who make up the coalition, has caused outrage amongst the media, who have accused the government of callous greed and wilful misinterpretation of a gesture of goodwill. Whatever aspersions we may or may not like to cast upon the coalition for the actions in this instance, from a legal point of view, this incident highlights the absolute necessity to have your will thoroughly checked over by a legal professional. Read more

Who are Solicitors for the Elderly?

Who are Solicitors for the Elderly?

Solicitors for the Elderly is an independent organisation comprised of lawyers, solicitors, barristers and legal executives who provide specialist legal advice for older people, their families and their carers. It specialises in areas of law which are particularly relevant to older people covering everything from advice on will writing, power of attorney to care home contracts, benefits and even abuse of the elderly. A legal professional who is a member of SFE will have access to the latest thinking, expertise and training available on providing the elderly with the very best legal advice; membership of SFE ensures a legal professional is highly reputable. Read more

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