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Ten top tips of Lasting Powers of Attorney (“LPAs”)

United Kingdom - February 16 2021 LPAs are important, and are steadily growing in popularity as individuals realise how necessary they are to support friends and family in the event…

Phoebe Alexander.

Equal civil partnerships finally allow equal access to tax and inheritance perks

United Kingdom - February 26 2020 Legal recognition of relationships has dramatically changed in the UK and across most western countries. With an urge for equality and to recognise…

Lauren Evans.

Making gifts for tax planning purposes on behalf of someone lacking capacity

United Kingdom - August 15 2019 A recent ruling by the Court of Protection means that someone acting as a deputy for a person lacking capacity will in future be able to make gifts on…

Deputyships - Why won’t certain companies speak with me?

United Kingdom - June 7 2019 When you are appointed as a deputy by the Court of Protection, you will encounter a number of problems in managing the property and affairs of the…

Conor Billeter.

Find out if someone has an attorney or deputy acting on their behalf - search the OPG register

United Kingdom - April 2 2019 Sometimes it is unknown whether somebody has a registered lasting Power of Attorney (LPA), an enduring Power of Attorney (EPA) or whether they have a…