Monthly Archives: July 2018

Making Dementia Friends

Beckie is a Dementia Friends Champion for the Alzheimer’s Society.  This means that she was trained by the Alzheimer’s Society to present Dementia Friends information sessions.  The sessions are aimed at increasing understanding about dementia and helping make our communities … Continue reading

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Can I get a copy of a deceased’s Will?

A question that our probate team often get asked is “Can we get a copy of a Will after a person has died?”. If an estate requires a Grant of Probate then the deceased’s original Will is submitted to the … Continue reading

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Court of Protection to Refund Overcharged Fees

Following the successful refund scheme for registration fees in relation to Lasting Powers of Attorney, the Ministry of Justice have now announced that some Court of Protection fees are also to be reduced.  An internal review found that the fees … Continue reading

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New Report Warns of Looming Incapacity Crisis

• 98% of people in the West Midlands leave important health and welfare decisions to chance • 71% would like a family member to make medical and care decisions on their behalf, in the event of mental incapacity • 80% … Continue reading

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