If there’s one thing we’ve learned during the coronavirus crisis, it’s that we really can’t take anything for granted any more, says Sarah Allen, Head of Wills, Trusts and Probate at Tallents Solicitors.
At some point or another during the last few months, we have all felt that we don’t have total control over our lives, but during unsettling times like these there are ways that you can take control back. One way to achieve this is with Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs), but what are they and how can they benefit you?
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The sad fact that the coronavirus does not discriminate in its victims, taking the young and healthy, as well as the elderly and those with underlying health conditions, has led to an increase in people wanting to write a will or update an existing one, says Sarah Allen, Head of Wills, Trusts & Probate from Tallents Solicitors.
However, when the country is in lockdown and solicitors’ offices are closed to the general public, how do you go about getting your will sorted and ensure it is still valid?
Parents, whose children are the subject of Child Arrangements Orders made by the Family Court, have been understandably concerned about their ability to meet the requirements of these court orders safely during the current coronavirus crisis.
Who should my children stay with during the coronavirus lockdown?
Andy Stout, family lawyer at Tallents Solicitors noted that he had received many more enquiries than usual from parents who were seeking clarification on how they should comply with existing court orders for child arrangements while still adhering to the government’s staying at home guidance.