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Category: Wills and Probate

The Yorkshire Law Firm – Here when you need us

Why Ison Harrison? With 14 offices, from our Leeds City Centre office, from Ilkley to Pontefract, from York to Barnsley, from Garforth to Huddersfield we have bases all across Yorkshire As will writers we are key workers. We are therefore able to be here for you during these difficult times. We have twelve fully trained…

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What Is Stopping You From Making A Will?

Can we guess what is stopping you from making your will? In this article we challenge 5 of the main reasons people chose not to make a will: 1. They are expensive Many people believe will writing is expensive. This is not necessarily the case. Depending on your circumstances, most individuals and families are able…

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Recent Court Ruling Highlights Importance Of Leaving A Will Where Couples Have Children From A Previous Relationship

Having an up to date will is especially important for couples and cohabitants who have children from different relationships, as this can complicate matters when you die. This issue has recently been highlighted in the case of Scarle v Scarle. This case concerned an inheritance dispute between two stepsisters to determine which of their parents…

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Rise of Probate Disputes Linked to DIY Wills

According to recently published stats, the number of inheritance disputes heard in High Court has increased from 227 in 2018 to 368 in 2019. This rise is thought to be led by the ongoing popularity of DIY wills. Although DIY wills may seem like a good idea, they are often littered with errors and mistakes….

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Why Business Owners Need a Lasting Power of Attorney

Have you ever considered what might happen to your business if you were to lose mental capacity? In this blog post Jessica Bourke considers why Lasting Powers of Attorney are vital documents for all business owners. What is a Lasting Power of Attorney? Lasting Powers of Attorney are legal documents that allow your chosen attorneys…

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Care Homes Now Require Health & Welfare LPA’s

Most care home providers state that Care Quality Commission reviews now require a health and welfare power of attorney for all residents. The Care Quality Commission regulates health and social services, making sure standards are met with safe and effective high quality care. Why make an LPA? A power of attorney is a legal document…

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What It Means for Ison Harrison Being Dementia Friendly

We have many targets for 2019 and amongst them is an aim to become a dementia-friendly firm of solicitors. Our Ilkley branch is spearheading an inclusive drive to be more accommodating and responsive to dementia-suffering customers and we are proud to be supporting the Dementia Action Week 2019. Victoria Holland and Jess Bourke are members of…

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50% off Wills at Ison Harrison Huddersfield – Hurry! Offer Ends Soon

Are you looking for a Wills expert in Huddersfield? Your ultimate objective in planning for later life is to have peace of mind and ease for you and your family, and that’s where Ison Harrison in Huddersfield can help. 50% off Will Writing Services For a limited time only, we are offering 50% off will writing…

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LPA Requirements

An LPA enables you to choose a trusted person to make financial or healthcare related decisions on your behalf, should you lose mental capacity. However, you need mental capacity to initially set up a LPA. Mental capacity is the capability to make specific significant decisions. There are two kinds of LPA; financial and healthcare. Financial…