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The Importance of a Lasting Power of Attorney

Whilst most people are aware of the dangers of not making a Will, here at GHW Solicitors we believe that many people are unaware of the problems that arise should someone lose mental capacity and therefore be unable to make their own day-to-day decisions. A Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) ensures you live the quality […]

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Do I have the right to choose who benefits from my estate?

After a landmark legal case in March 2017, the court has reaffirmed the right for people to choose who benefits from their estate when they die. This case involved Melita Jackson and her daughter Heather Ilott. Mrs Jackson and Mrs Ilott were estranged for 26 years and upon her death in 2004 Mrs Jackson’s Will […]

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