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What is a Personal Injury Trust?

19.02.19

By Katherine Miller A trust is an arrangement where assets are transferred to a small group of people for them to hold for the benefit of others. A personal injury trust is any trust that holds money or assets that came from an award of damages or compensation for any personal injury. This can include


What is Deprivation of Liberty?

18.12.17

In our previous blog, we discussed the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (MCA) and the issue of decision making on behalf of someone who may lack mental capacity to make decisions for themselves. Some of the biggest decisions that need to be made concern where a person lives, how they are cared for and any treatment


How do I set up a Disabled Person’s Trust?

22.11.17

In previous blogs we have covered what a Disabled Person’s Trust is, how it can be used to benefit a disabled person and the advantages and disadvantages of this type of trust. A Disabled Person’s Trust (which some people may refer to as a ‘disabilities trust’) to recap, can only be set up for people


Staying Close –  A healthy, happy relationship with your partner

15.11.17

As part of our ongoing aim to support families in all areas of their lives, we’ve invited Family Therapists Kim Crewe and Lorraine Gillingham of The Crescent Practice to share her thoughts on maintaining healthy relationships.   Are you too emotionally and physically drained at the end of the day to talk to your partner,