The impact if a joint account holder loses capacity

The impact if a joint account holder loses capacity

It’s a common occurrence for individuals to have a joint bank account with a spouse, partner or adult child. This arrangement provides easy access for both parties to manage joint expenditure such as household bills. But there is a general misconception that when one...
The role of a Trustee

The role of a Trustee

When someone sets up a trust, they need to appoint people as trustees to manage the trust and its assets. The trust deed will usually include specific instructions about how to do this but there are some general legal duties that apply to the role as well. A trustee...