What is a Power of Attorney and how is it used?

May 25, 2021
A Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) is a legal document that allows someone to make decisions for you, or act on your behalf. This can be due to you no longer wanting to, or being physically or mentally unable to do so yourself.  There may be a number of reasons why you need a Power […]
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Inheritance Tax – could this be a problem for me or my family?

January 5, 2021
A constant point of confusion for people when considering the distribution of their assets both in their lifetime and after death, is inheritance tax. Who actually needs to pay it and what can be done to reduce the amount payable for those in, or close to, the IHT bracket?
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Providing for Pets in your Will

January 5, 2021
We are a nation who love our pets, and worrying about what would happen to them if we were to die is a common concern, and rightly so. But it is also a thought which is often forgotten about, the welfare of your pets needs to be taken into account and is a key reason many younger individuals come to us for will writing at an early age.
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Lasting Power of Attorney… what is it and what’s involved?

January 5, 2021
In this blog I, Sophie Vines, legal expert at Florins Wills & Probate of Louth, explore the various aspect of LPA, why it is important and our top most frequently asked questions. Lasting Power of Attorney can be complicated but we break everything down into layman's terms to make it easier for you and your family.
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Lasting Power of Attorney V Deputyship

January 5, 2021
I am frequently dealing with queries from clients about what the difference is in being an ‘attorney’ or a ‘deputy’ on behalf of a family member who lacks capacity to make their own decisions. The answer is yes, there is a difference, and importantly some quite crucial differences that people should be aware of.
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Marital Status and how it affects Wills

January 5, 2021
In this blog, I will explain the considerations for different relationship status’s and how this would affect the will planning that a couple or individual may do. Just because you're married doesn't automatically entitle you to assets, if a will is not in place.
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