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Beyond Wills: Why Lasting Power of Attorney Matters in 2024

Beyond Wills: Why Lasting Power of Attorney Matters in 2024

Wills often take centre stage in future planning, but what about the present? That's where Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs) come in. Understanding LPAs is more important than ever. Imagine a scenario where illness or accident hinders your ability to make decisions....

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Embrace the Season of Change with Lifetime Solicitors

Embrace the Season of Change with Lifetime Solicitors

As the world transforms with the arrival of autumn, it's the perfect time to think about the changes you need to make in your life. Lifetime Solicitors, a trusted legal firm based in Stamford, UK, is here to guide you through the process of managing your legal...

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Avoiding Common Estate Planning Mistakes

Avoiding Common Estate Planning Mistakes

Estate planning is a critical undertaking that ensures your loved ones are taken care of according to your wishes after you're gone. However, many individuals in the UK fall into common pitfalls that can lead to unintended complications for their heirs. In this post,...

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Understanding Power of Attorney

Understanding Power of Attorney

A Power of Attorney (PoA) is a legal arrangement that grants someone else the authority to make decisions on your behalf. This is particularly important in situations where you are unable to make decisions due to illness, injury, or other circumstances. In the UK, we...

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Navigating the Probate Process

Navigating the Probate Process

Losing a loved one is a difficult and emotional experience, and dealing with their estate and assets after they have passed away can be overwhelming.  Probate is the legal process that takes place after someone dies, where their assets are distributed according to...

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Planning Your Future with Lifetime Solicitors

Planning Your Future with Lifetime Solicitors

Lifetime Solicitors are a dedicated team of solicitors who specialise in wills, trusts, probate, and conveyancing, and play an important role in helping individuals plan for their future and ensure that their assets are distributed according to their wishes after they...

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Estate Planning: Why it Matters and How to Do it Right

Estate Planning: Why it Matters and How to Do it Right

Estate planning is the process of preparing for the transfer of your assets and property after your death. It involves creating a plan that ensures your assets are distributed according to your wishes and that your loved ones are taken care of in the event of your...

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What is a Trust?

What is a Trust?

A trust is a legal arrangement in which an individual, known as the grantor or settlor, transfers ownership of assets to a trustee who holds and manages the assets for the benefit of one or more beneficiaries. Trusts are used for a variety of purposes, including...

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Take Control of your Legal Affairs this Spring

Take Control of your Legal Affairs this Spring

Spring is a time of renewal and fresh starts, making it the perfect opportunity to take control of those important legal matters you’ve been putting off. By planning and organising your legal affairs, you can ensure that your wishes are carried out and your assets are...

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How To Choose A Lasting Power Of Attorney

How To Choose A Lasting Power Of Attorney

A Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) is a legal document that allows you to appoint someone you trust to make decisions on your behalf if you are unable to do so. Choosing the right person to be your attorney is an important decision, and it's essential to ensure that...

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Conveyancing in 2023 and beyond…

Conveyancing in 2023 and beyond…

Conveyancing is the legal process of transferring ownership of a property from one person to another. It can be a complex and time-consuming process, but with the help of a solicitor, it can be made much simpler. As we move into 2023, there are several important...

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10 Mistakes To Avoid When Writing Your Will…

10 Mistakes To Avoid When Writing Your Will…

10 Mistakes To Avoid When Writing Your Will… Thinking of writing a will? Make sure you know the facts before you start… Our team have compiled the most common mistakes that arise when dealing with wills to ensure you don’t make the same mistakes. 1. Not making your...

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The importance of a Will

The importance of a Will

Although it is often daunting to think about the future, and all its uncertainties, writing a will is a chance to give yourself and those around you the certainty that you might need. Although having a will is entirely a personal decision to make, we think it is...

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How A Will Can Help You Sleep Better At Night…

How A Will Can Help You Sleep Better At Night…

It can sometimes be frightening thinking about how everything has changed in the last seven or eight months. It can also be alarming thinking of all the risks and worries that another lockdown could bring. We understand if you are feeling a little stressed or scared...

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The Importance of a ‘Personal Spring Clean’

The Importance of a ‘Personal Spring Clean’

We all lead busy lives and we often put off jobs. But now is the perfect time not just to spring clean the house, but to carry out a ‘Personal Spring Clean’ too. It only takes a moment to carry out a quick and basic personal spring clean and get to matters actioned....

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What is a Funeral Service?

What is a Funeral Service?

Here at Lifetime Solicitors, we offer an excellent pre-paid funeral plan that can help deliver peace of mind during this difficult time for you and your family. We are an experienced team of individuals, ready to help organise an amazing send-off for your loss. For...

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The Importance of Writing a Will

The Importance of Writing a Will

Being healthy is often something we take for granted and it is very easy to forget about planning for the future. Writing a Will whilst you are healthy and regularly keeping it up to date, as circumstances change, is extremely important, as currently one in three...

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How Long Does Probate Take?

How Long Does Probate Take?

Probate is the legal and financial processes involved in dealing with the property, money and possessions (called the assets) and paying any debts of a person who has died. The responsibility of distributing someone’s estate has set rules, and often it is necessary to...

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Will Writing: Why?

Will Writing: Why?

What is a will? A will is a legal document where the writer, expresses how and where their property is distributed to after their death. At Lifetime Solicitors, our qualified advisors aim to discuss and provide you with the best advice on Will writing whether it is in...

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