Lasting Power of Attorney – The role of the Attorney

If you are providing a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) service to a client (who will be the Donor), then it’s important they and whomever they choose as Attorney(s) fully understand the role. The role of an Attorney could vary greatly and it’s essential that before agreeing, all aspec

Could a Family Settlement Asset Trust be a solution for you?

A Family Settlement Asset Trust (FSAT) is a discretionary trust usually coupled with a life interest used to protect assets which may be property, cash, bonds and so on. It is usual for the settlors to reserve the right to use the assets (for example, occupy property) or have income f

Dementia Awareness Week – Why Create a Lasting Power of Attorney?

We found an interesting article on this week reporting that Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) applications are set to rise by 12% this year. Undoubtedly this makes sense as more and more of us have ever complicated financial affairs later in life. Increased fi