Wills, estates and trusts
The Office of the Public Guardian has put a procedure in place to speed up the response to requests from the NHS or local authorities for information about powers of attorney so that attorneys or deputies of those who have lost mental capacity can be located quickly.
Did you know that leaving money to charity in your will can affect how much inheritance tax you pay? Read this article to find out how to leave a ‘legacy’ in your will, what the tax implications are and how important it can be to some charities. You will also find data regarding the levels of charity donations given through wills in the Yorkshire region
What would you and your family do if you hadn’t appointed anyone to make decisions on your behalf, should you lose mental capacity? Find out why a lasting power of attorney is a good idea.