Don’t leave it too late!

We have talked before about what a lasting power of attorney (LPA) is but, in a nutshell, it is a legal document that lets a person, known as the donor, appoint one or more people, known as attorneys, to help them make decisions or make decisions on their behalf if they are unable to make decisions for themselves. You can … Read More

The Post March/April 2023

Who is my Next of Kin and what legal rights do they have? Next of Kin is a title that can be given, by you, to anyone from your partner to blood relatives and even friends. I have had several enquiries recently from people wanting to clarify who their next of kin would be and can their next of kin … Read More

When do you use a lasting power of attorney?

Legal clinic round up – December 2018 We hold free legal clinics in Kingsbridge library on the third Tuesday each month and in Dartmouth library on the first Friday each month. At the clinics we speak to people with a wide variety of legal issues.    In December we met a lady who had agreed to be appointed as an … Read More

Legal clinic round up – January 2018

Throughout 2017 we have given advice on a wide variety of legal issues at their free legal clinics held each month in Kingsbridge, Totnes and Dartmouth.  Beccy said “We have been asked to interpret all sorts of legal documents, insurance policies, contracts and agreements and property deeds.  We have been shown a number of Wills made years before and asked … Read More