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Why are Lasting Powers of Attorney so important?

The last few months have left many of us feeling uncertain about our future. The emergence and rapid escalation of COVID-19 has, amongst other things, made us all rethink the precautions we have in place to protect our assets. A Lasting Powers of Attorney is a precaution you can put in place right now that…

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. For this reason, many care homes recommend that family members don’t visit and instead keep in touch with loved ones via phone or video calls. But what should family members do if they…

Could your business continue to operate without you?

Our own mortality is something that is always difficult to contemplate, but the emergence and rapid escalation of COVID-19 has thrown a spotlight on the fact that we are all human and vulnerable to any number of health issues. Writing a Will and keeping it up to date is good practice for any individual but,…

Could your business continue to operate if you were unable to work?

We are all aware of the need to keep our affairs up to date but for a business owner, director or sole trader, failing to plan takes on even greater importance. The emergence and rapid escalation of COVID-19 has over the last few weeks has, amongst other things, made us all rethink the precautions we…

There has never been a better time to get your affairs in order

Making a Will is never high on our list of priorities, after all none of us want to dwell on what would happen if we weren’t around – but if the last few weeks have shown us anything it’s that life can certainly be unpredictable. So, it’s never too soon to think about putting safeguards…

Making a Will while in isolation

As coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to dominate the news, we are receiving an increasing number of enquiries from clients who want to be stay prepared and/or want use their time in self-isolation wisely. So in a series of articles, our experts at Mogers Drewett are supporting their clients with up to date legal advice to cover…

Mogers Drewett jumps on Wells Carnival bandwagon

Photo credit: Globe Carnival Club   Somerset Carnivals are now upon us, with Bridgwater kicking off the season on 2nd November. This year, Mogers Drewett are proud to sponsor the local Wells based Globe Carnival Club and their Steampunk Revolution themed cart.  The celebration of Carnival dates back to the Gunpowder Plot of 1605 and is…

Mogers Drewett proud to sponsor Wells Food Festival

We are thrilled to announce that we will be sponsoring the ‘Wells Food Festival’ which takes place on Sunday 13 October at the Market Square in Wells. The Food Festival celebrates local food and drink with over 150 artisan producers from Somerset.  Tom Chiffers, new lead Partner in the Wells office, says “I am really…

Mogers Drewett to talk about Later Life Planning at Frome’s Festival of Living and Dying

We are delighted to announce that we will be at ‘Pushing up the Daisies’, Frome’s Festival of Living and Dying, on Saturday 12 October at Christ Church in Frome. Facing our own mortality and thinking about what might happen in the future is something that many of us would rather avoid. Even though physical and…

FAQs About Estate Admin – I have been left out of my father’s Will – what can I do?

  In this fourth mini blog in the series of FAQs about Estate Administration, Luke Watson, Contentious Probate expert in our Dispute Resolution team, explains what your options are when you have been left out of your parents’ Will. In many other European countries, there are detailed rules which force parents to leave a fixed…