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What is the Court of Protection?

29.08.18

In this blog, we explain what the Court of Protection is, and why it matters if you have a disabled child or a loved one with a learning disability. Gov.uk defines the Court of Protection’s role as follows: We make decisions on financial or welfare matters for people who can’t make decisions at the time


#askRL – What is a Health and Welfare Lasting Power of Attorney?

02.07.18

Today, Solicitors for the Elderly launch its new campaign “The Incapacity Crisis: Making sure your wishes are heard” which raises awareness of Health and Welfare Lasting Powers of Attorney. In support of the campaign, and as part of our own blog series on ‘Developing Vulnerability’ which looks at what happens when mental capacity is lost


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#askRL – What does Next of Kin actually mean?

13.10.16

Question: ‘What does Next of Kin actually mean?’ Answer: This is a great question and we’re really pleased we can clear up some of the misconceptions we often hear, Next of Kin is a common term usually used in medical situations or when a person dies. In our experience, people often refer to their ‘Next