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Placing a loved one in a care home during Covid-19

In these uncertain times many people are understandably worried about elderly or vulnerable relatives currently in care homes and keeping them safe. But what should family members do if they need to place a loved one in a care home at this time? Kate Norris from our Later Life Team discusses some points to consider….

How can Lasting Powers of Attorney protect my business?

As a result of COVID-19 outbreak, 2020 has been extremely difficult for many businesses, and have left many considering whether they have adequate protection in place to protect their business in the future. It is, of course, important to put a Will in place to ensure your business can function should the worst happen. However,…

COVID-19 UPDATE FOR MOGERS DREWETT CLIENTS

Following the Government’s announcement regarding a second National lockdown commencing Thursday 5th November, we want to reassure our clients and professional partners that it remains business as usual for everyone at Mogers Drewett. Our absolute number one priority is the safety of both our clients and staff and following a comprehensive review of our Covid…

Wills go virtual

The legislation setting out how Wills should be signed dates back to 1837. The Wills Act 1837 provides that a Will must be: in writing, signed by the person making the Will (the testator) or a nominated person if they are unable to sign, in the presence of two witnesses and that each witness must…

Is your Lasting Power of Attorney ready to use if needed?

We all know the importance of having an LPA on place when it comes to planning for our future and on average 12%* of the UK population have an LPA in place currently. What is not often talked about however is how to use an LPA if and when the time comes? In her latest…

MOGERS DREWETT LEGAL FIRM CELEBRATE RANKING IN THE CHAMBERS HIGH NET WORTH GUIDE

We are delighted to announce that Private Client Partner, David Hill has been recognised by the prestigious Chambers High Net Worth Guide for the second year in a row. Published every July, Chambers independently researches lawyers across the UK by interviewing clients and accessing the quality of work and then ranking the top performing lawyers…

Advance Directive vs Lasting Power of Attorney for Health & Welfare

This year has been a challenge for us all but if we were to highlight one positive impact that the Coronavirus has had, it would be that it has made us all think about putting our affairs in order. When planning for the future this often includes setting up Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs), of…

How to deal with an estate as an executor during the pandemic

In recent years there has been an increase in the number of claims brought against executors by beneficiaries. The continuing challenge and increased financial hardship resulting from the coronavirus pandemic have only increased the pressure on executors, making it more vital than ever that executors understand their duties and obligations to avoid claims. In this…

Welcome back to our offices

As we welcome clients back into our offices we understand that after a few months at home this might be a little daunting. Our ‘What to expect’ video, we hope, will answer any questions you may have and help put your mind at rest that your safety and that of our teams is our priority….

How can a Lasting Powers of Attorney protect my business?

As a result of COVID-19 outbreak, the last few months have been extremely difficult for many businesses, and have left many considering whether they have adequate protection in place to protect their business in the future. It is, of course, important to put a Will in place to ensure your business can function should the…