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lasting power of attorney

Making a will when you retire

Having a will is important for every adult but is even more so as you enter retirement and start to put your affairs in order. With free time on your hands, it is a good opportunity to make an appointment with your solicitor to make or update your will and plan for your old age

When to consider appointing a professional attorney

With continuing advances in modern medicine, we are living longer than ever before and, while we are able to keep our bodies healthy and fit into older age, often our minds cannot keep pace. A power of attorney provides an additional means of support among those you trust if you are no longer able to

Coronavirus: Wills and Powers of Attorney FAQ

The continuing effects of coronavirus remain uncertain. Understandably, many people are concerned about its potential impact upon them and their loved ones. Deborah Adams Director of the Wills and Probate Department at Parnalls has put together some common questions clients are asking at this difficult time. You should check the Government website for the latest

Social Distancing No Obstacle for Parnall’s Mobile Document Signing Team

The present social distancing requirements imposed by the Government to slow the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic present a particular challenge for the execution and signing of legal documents.  For a will to be valid, it must be signed in the physical presence of two witnesses that are not beneficiaries under the will. This means

Coronavirus Update

Steps we’re taking to ensure we continue to serve you Even during these most unusual times, Parnalls are working for you. To ensure that all normal services can be provided throughout this challenging time, we have introduced the following measures: strict social distancing procedures within our office enhanced cleaning including thorough disinfection of surfaces availability

What happens when there is no health & care LPA in place

‘Never put off till tomorrow what may be done the day after tomorrow just as well,’ said Mark Twain in 1881 – when on average men died at 50 and women reached 56. Nowadays, average life expectancy for men in the UK is 79 and 83 for women, and one-in-every-fourteen people over 65 is likely

Choosing the right person for your power of attorney

Everyone should have lasting power of attorney, along with a will, and in setting this up you will need to appoint people to act as your attorney to look after your affairs if you become unable to. You need to consider very carefully who you will choose to be your attorney, as they will be

Why a Health and Welfare Power of Attorney is a good idea

A Health & Welfare Lasting Power of Attorney is a legal document that allows you to appoint people you trust to make decisions about health treatments and personal care for you if you lose the mental capacity to make such decisions for yourself. This document explains how this document gives your healthcare attorney the power

Lasting Power of Attorney by Deborah Adams

Many people do now make the financial Lasting Powers of Attorney but unfortunately a large proportion do not wish to think about the health and welfare document, which could be equally important in the future if you were to lose mental capacity. We have recently spoken to a client whose husband has Alzheimer’s. The client