If disaster should strike and you are no longer in a position to look after your own affairs, having a lasting power of attorney (LPA) in place can help take away some of the stress and practical difficulties in managing finances and making decisions regarding you and your family’s future.
Lasting Powers of Attorney are designed to be recognised by health care providers, financial...Read More
DENTAL BULLETIN, ISSUE 51
When you have put your heart and soul into working hard and have accumulated assets as a result (often of significant value), surely you want these to be left to people of your own choosing and not necessarily as prescribed by law.
With so much at stake, having a valid will is crucial. Those of you subscribed to discount offer websites will regularly get...Read More
Mrs Heather Ilott was estranged from her mother Melita Jackson after she left home aged 17 in 1978 to live with her boyfriend whom she later married. They went on to have 5 children, but lived in straitened financial circumstances. Mrs Ilott’s father had died before she was born, and attempts at reconciliation during Mrs Jackson’s lifetime were short-lived and ultimately failed. When Mrs...Read More
Last year Katie Price stated on the TV show ‘Loose Women’ that she had not changed her Will following her divorce from pop-legend Peter Andre; Ms Price appeared again this month on the same show and commented that she still had not changed her Will. Her understanding being that her estate would pass to Mr Andre, despite being divorced and re-married, and not to any of her three children.
The importance of having a Will cannot be emphasised enough. When you have spent a lot of time and hard work building up your assets, often of significant value, it makes sense to ensure they are left to the people you want them to go to. With so much at stake, having a validWill is crucial. Whilst inexpensive ‘will kits’ are becoming more and more prevalent and regularly advertised in the...Read More
DENTAL BULLETIN, ISSUE 17
Have you ever thought about what will happen to your practice in the event of your death? Who will look after your business should you be incapacitated for a temporary period?
With recent press reports heralding the news that we will be working far longer before retirement, the issue of death in practice is sadly likely to become more prevalent....Read More