Lawyers in Lockdown
Jenny Teall, Solicitor in our Wills and Probate team gives us an insight into how she has been balancing work and family life during the lockdown. “All school and nurseries will be closed from Monday 16th March.” My immediate thoughts were, “Right, let’s pack up my work. My husband Howard and I will need to […]
Wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney: Important, or irrelevant?
There is a common misconception that wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs) aren’t all that important. We provide the facts to prove otherwise: Wills If you are married, everything will pass to your spouse. This couldn’t be further from the truth. Granted, while the majority of your estate may pass to your spouse eventually, […]
Woodfines Covid-19 Podcasts #3
In our third episode of our Covid-19 updates, we look at how mergers and acquisitions are being affected by the lockdown with Alice Wooler. And with more people setting up and ensuring their wills are up to date, Jennifer Barker advises on how to go about this in the current climate.
Getting Prepared, Just in Case…
This week is Dementia Action Week. With people living longer than ever before, many more people are being diagnosed with dementia than in previous years. With this in mind, it is important to be prepared for the future. Leaving things to chance can result in difficulties for family members and loved ones at an already tricky time, […]