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UK will question. Me and my partner live together in the UK.
UK will question. Me and my partner live together in the UK. We are NOT officially in a civil partnership in the UK or any other country. She has two children from a previous marriage. We have life in… read more
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Is it possible to take out a joint bank account for a family
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Under the Freedom of Information Act (or other means) can I
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Julie Luckhurst (52) has been sent to a Leeds hospice by her doctor (secondary cancer on brain stem). Julie is under the influence of her boyfriend, Symon Ryan who has convinced her that her family is… read more
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My wife has Dementia and unable to deal with her affairs. We
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Dear Sir/Madam When my cousins husband died, five years
Dear Sir/Madam When my cousin's husband died, five years ago, she signed an Enduring power of Attorney in favour of a solicitor in England where she herself lives. I asked my lawyer in Malta, where I … read more
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In March 2003 my friends aging Aunt, due to failing health,
In March 2003 my friends aging Aunt, due to failing health, booked herself into Benridge Care Home in Southport. In September 2003 Benridge requested from the Aunt that they take out Power of Attorney… read more
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I believe I have Enduring Power of Attorney for my ex-mother-in-law
I believe I have "Enduring Power of Attorney" for my ex-mother-in-law ( ex in the context that my wife - mother-in-laws daughter died) This power of attorney is signed by myself, my then wife and my m… read more
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My father died in 2007 because my mum was still alive a will
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My aunt has had a severe stroke and can no longer act for herself - she will never return home. She made a new will following the death of her only child in 2007. The solicitors who hold the will have… read more
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