EQUITY RELEASE

Equity release schemes allow you to release cash from your home in order to provide a capital sum. Equity release schemes are designed to be a lifelong commitment so if you change your mind, need to move house or want your equity for something else later then you could find yourself seriously restricted. Which magazine …

Lasting Powers of Attorney

Services: Accident Claims Commercial Law Conveyancing Employment Law Equity Release Family Law Landlord and Tenant Law Powers of Attorney Wills, Trusts and Inheritance   Dixon Stewart Solicitors is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority INFORMATION ON MAKING A LASTING POWER OF ATTORNEY What is a Lasting Power of Attorney? A Lasting Power of …

LATER LIFE PLANNING

The probate registry tell us that as many as 52% of people die without ever making a will. I think this demonstrates a reluctance to think about or discuss death and related matters with our family members. The organisation www.dyingmatters.org says “Talking about dying won’t make it happen”. You should make a will as this …

Plan in advance

Getting married for the second time or cohabiting with a new partner? I know it does not sound very romantic, but take some legal advice before taking that step. Go into that new relationship with your eyes wide open. Firstly, any Will that you already have is automatically cancelled when you remarry. You can make …