Helping to connect you with the right legal help when you need it
Helping you plan for later life
What do you need to put in place to help protect your future in terms of finances and health and choose who makes decisions on your behalf if you no longer can?
Helping you support your loved ones
We can also help when your loved ones need expert legal advice. Our members are used to helping families in times of crisis and are trained to work with vulnerable clients.
Have you ever asked yourself?
What happens if I can’t make my own decisions?
There are many reasons that you may one day become unable to make decisions about your own financial assets or physical wellbeing, for example if you lose mental capacity through an illness like dementia. In this situation, having a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) in place allows you to choose family members or other trusted individuals (‘attorneys’) to be authorised to make decisions on your behalf…
How do we fund my elderly relative’s care?
It is very common for people to require additional care as they get older, either within their own home or by moving into a care home. Having a health and welfare Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) in place ensures that you, as the attorney, can act upon your relative’s wishes or preferences around the care they receive, should they lose capacity…
Civil partnerships between opposite sex couples – what effect does this have on wills and probate law?
At the end of 2019, we saw civil partnerships between opposite sex couples come into law, but what effect does this have on wills and probate law? Where you die with no Will leaving a surviving civil partner Your civil partner will be included as one your...
SFE chairman Michael Culver, SFE director & regional director for Devon & Cornwall Emma Gray and new SFE student member Adele Hunt appeared in Today's Wills & Probate on 7th February 2020.