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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…

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…