In general, it is the right of everyone to make decisions about what happens to them, restricted only by requirements and prohibitions of the law. However, in some cases people are judged to lack mental capacity to make informed decisions, and this means that someone else must make certain decisions on their behalf. A variety […]Read Article
As a person’s illness progresses there may come a time when they can no longer make certain decisions for themselves. In this situation someone else- perhaps you- can make certain decisions for them, by becoming a Deputy. If a Lasting Power of Attorney has not been arranged before the person loses capacity, then someone else […]Read Article
If someone you know and care about no longer has capacity to make certain decisions on their own and you want to help them, there are steps you can take to support them in managing their affairs. Even after a person has gone through a serious illness, brain injury or has been diagnosed with a […]Read Article
When a family member or a friend loses mental capacity, the most ideal arrangement is to already have a Lasting Power of Attorney (‘LPA’) in place. This is put in place by a person concerned while they still have capacity. However, there can be many circumstances when an LPA has not been put place. In […]Read Article
In an ideal world, we would all prefer to manage our own affairs. There may come a time, though, when this is not possible. Reasons may range from being out of the country to developing advanced Alzheimer’s, but the effect is much the same. At some point, someone else may need to make financial […]Read Article
The world is becoming more and more sophisticated in terms of Family Law, full of different and unique family setups. With the variety of options now available to protect assets, it is no longer acceptable for a Deputy to bury their head in the sand or be ignorant to them. This article highlights some of […]Read Article
In May of this year, we won the title of ‘Leighton Buzzard Business of the Year 2019’ at the SME Luton & Bedfordshire Business Awards.
We were delighted to receive the ‘Leighton Buzzard Business of the Year’ award for our dedication to providing the highest standards of client care whilst building strong links with the local community, supporting local charities and connecting businesses together.