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  • Emma Fuller - Wills, Probate and LPA
    What is the difference between a Lasting Power of Attorney and a Deputy?
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    Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPA) and Deputy Orders are legal appointments of a person or person/s to deal with the affairs of a person who lacks mental capacity. Both appointments can be made to make decisions about the person’s financial matters or their health and welfare. The differences between the LPA and Deputy appointments are… Learn more

  • Emma Fuller - Wills, Probate and LPA
    How to deal with the property of someone who has died
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    Everything that a person who has died owns is called their estate. This can be made up of:   Money – both cash and money in the bank/building society Money owed to the person who has died Shares Property Personal possessions – cars, jewellery   Any money owed, so for example, credit cards charges or… Learn more


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