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“Straightforward Legal Support for Extraordinary Families”

Renaissance Legal partners with the National Autistic Society

12.11.19

Specialist providers of legal services to families and carers of disabled and vulnerable individuals, Renaissance Legal, are working together with the National Autistic Society to help the individuals and families the charity supports plan effectively for the future using Wills and Trusts. The National Autistic Society is the UK’s leading charity for autistic people and


Life in Our Bubble: Respite

11.10.19

Our daughter’s respite breaks stopped a couple of months ago. We’re really missing them. We fought tooth and nail for these when she was little as we were becoming burnt out and needed time to recharge our batteries.  It was tough being assessed on our vulnerabilities while everything was still unravelling with our daughter.  She’s


Court of Protection: Personal Welfare Deputy Orders

10.09.19

The legal position regarding decision making changes once a person becomes an adult. We regularly receive calls from concerned family members asking what’s involved in applying to the Court of Protection (CoP) for a Personal Welfare Deputy Order, also known as a deputyship order, for their son or daughter. Frequently families are advised by health and


Attendance Allowance for those aged over pension age

29.07.19

Attendance Allowance is a benefit for people who have reached state pension age and have a disability or long-term health problem, which means they need help with their personal care needs. It is a non-means-tested benefit, so it does not matter how much other income or savings you have. Note that people with a disability