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Lasting Power of Attorney

The 5 most common mistakes people make when arranging their Lasting Power of Attorney


24th October 2018

Setting up a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) is one of the most important provisions you can make for your future, on a par with making your Will. It ensures that, if you become unable to make decisions about your living arrangements, financial affairs or health needs, someone you trust can make them on your […]

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Court of protection

Court of Protection: How to make an application for Deputyship


12th September 2018

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 […]

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Power of Attorney

Plan ahead: Your guide to setting up a Power of Attorney


9th July 2018

The reality is that many of us, at some point in our lives, will become unable to make crucial decisions about our finances or living arrangements. This could be a very short-term issue, because we’re in hospital or abroad, or it could be long term, such as developing dementia in later life. In any of […]

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Power of Attorney refund

Claim your Power of Attorney refund


6th June 2018

A new refund scheme introduced by the Government is causing a stir as millions of people have been overcharged by the Court when setting up their Powers of Attorney. If you applied to register a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) or Enduring Power of Attorney (EPA) between 1 April 2013 and 31st March 2017, you […]

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court of protection

Power of Attorney or Court of Protection – which is best?


31st May 2018

  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 […]

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Why have an LPA

Why have a Lasting Power of Attorney?


20th March 2018

No-one can predict what is going to happen to them. While we don’t like to dwell on disasters that may not happen, it is crucial to take sensible precautions, both for our own sake and for our family. Hopefully you will have an up-to-date Will arranged, but have you considered setting up a Lasting Power […]

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Commuter giveaway

Solicitors brave the cold to spread the love in Valentine’s Day giveaway


28th February 2018

If you took the train from Leighton Buzzard Railway Station on the morning of Valentine’s Day, then the chances are you will have been greeted by some of our team members from Osborne Morris & Morgan. Five members of the team braved the freezing conditions to wish commuters a happy Valentine’s Day and hand out […]

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Why you need our Life Organiser

Get organised in 2018 with our Life Organiser


28th November 2017

Make a new year’s resolution you can keep in 2018 with our Life Organiser. There are three things most of us start January with; left-over turkey, an overflowing recycling bin and a set of New Year’s resolutions. All three start to look increasingly unattractive after the first week. Top 3 New Year resolutions for 2017 […]

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Lasting Power of Attorney – don’t leave it too late

Lasting Power of Attorney – don’t leave it too late


11th October 2017

It can be uncomfortable thinking and talking about what would happen if we lost our mental capacity and had difficulty in making decisions for ourselves. But it is important to consider who we would nominate to make decisions for us, should we ever suffer from a stroke, serious accident or from a disease such as […]

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Lasting power of attorney

Lasting Power of Attorney – managing someone else’s affairs


11th May 2017

Few of us want to think about those close to us losing their mental capacity, let alone how we’d cope if they did. Yet, given our growing elderly population and increase in the number of people suffering from dementia, it’s something we need to consider. Dementia currently affects 1 person in 14 aged 65 or […]

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