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Can a Court Overrule ‘Unwise’ Decisions Made by Someone with Mental Capacity?

2019-03-22T13:09:37+01:00March 6th, 2019|News|

Mental capacity – the ability to legally make decisions for ourselves – is a concept which easily leads to difficult issues. It contains elements of legal theory, ethics, practicality, and human rights, and with such a mixture lies the potential for profoundly challenging questions. One of these dilemmas was recently considered by the Court [...]

What Should I Do About a Hostile or Ineffective Executor?

2019-03-08T14:47:47+01:00December 6th, 2018|News|

A hostile, unreasonable or ineffective executor can be a serious problem when someone’s estate is being administered. Executors are people named in a Will who have been appointed to administer an estate. In other words, the person who has made the Will has specifically chosen them to carry out these important duties after that [...]

Power Over Life and Death: Can My Lasting Power of Attorney be Used for Assisted Dying?

2018-11-21T10:02:23+01:00November 8th, 2018|News|

Assisted dying has been, and continues to be, an emotive and fiercely-debated topic in modern times. Many of us, if asked, may prefer the idea of dying peacefully ‘with dignity’ rather than suffering the consequences of a terminal and debilitating illness. Yet many of us also recognise the sanctity of life; the idea that [...]

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