The outbreak of the Coronavirus and the risk it poses to our health has led many of our clients to contact us to review their existing Will or put a new Will in place. This is an understandable response in a time of considerable uncertainty and anxiety for some.
We want to assure our clients that despite the current disruption brought about by the Coronavirus our Will writing services have not been compromised.
As a means of ensuring the continuation of our Will writing services whilst also protecting the health of our staff and clients, we have introduced the following procedure:
We have also seen a significant increase in enquiries from clients about Lasting Powers of Attorney. These enquiries relate to decisions about the management of Property and Finances, and Health and Welfare. Clients are understandably concerned about who would be able to legally make these decisions in the event they become physically or mentally incapacitated.
The process for preparing a Lasting Power of Attorney is the same as described above in relation to making a Will.
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This article was written by Matthew Edwards, Partner in the Private Client Team at Pinney Talfourd LLP Solicitors. The contents of this article are for the purposes of general awareness only. They do not purport to constitute legal or professional advice. Specific legal advice should be taken on each individual matter. This article is based on the law as of March 2020.