The question of mental capacity comes up a lot in relation to elderly people. This is often a particular concern when individuals have started to show symptoms of a condition such as dementia or...
Clare Presley has joined Roche Legal, the multi award winning York-based firm, adding her considerable experience as a solicitor in the area to an ever expanding team. Roche Legal was set up by Rachel Roche in 2014 and has been highly commended by the Law Society as a niche firm, specialising in Wills, Powers [...]
A Will is a helpful and reassuring legal document to have in place, no matter your age or personal circumstances. If someone dies without having made a Will, or if their Will is no longer valid, it is called dying intestate.
As our population gets older, more and more people are finding themselves responsible for caring for elderly relatives. This is certainly not an easy role to play, especially when there are complex care needs involved.
Many people think of writing a Will as a kind of last word on how they would like their money and belongings to be dealt with after their death. Though this is a reasonably good way of...
As well as the grief felt by bereaved families, there are important practical concerns that families have to address, including financial practicalities.
Discover how gifts and transfers you make in life can affect the inheritance tax your estate pays when you are gone.