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Charities need trustees from all walks of life

Becoming a trustee: Charities need trustees from all walks of life

Posted on November 12, 2018, by Louise Southwell

During Trustees Week (12th-16th November), Partner and elderly client specialist Louise Southwell reflects on her role as Chair of Trustees…

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dividing your assets after a second marriage

Dividing your assets after a second marriage and in a blended family

Posted on October 11, 2018, by Louise Southwell

Proper estate and succession planning can make all the difference to family unity, particularly with blended families after a second…

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Alzheimer's

What are the practical considerations if you’ve been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s?

Posted on September 18, 2018, by Amy Quinn

Being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s brings with it a number of practical considerations.  Amy Quinn, Dementia Friend and solicitor in Coodes…

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Solicitors for the Elderly report

Solicitors for the Elderly report shows we are leaving medical treatment and care to chance

Posted on July 31, 2018, by Clare McLeish

Clare McLeish of Coodes Solicitors comments on a recent Solicitors for the Elderly report, which shows most of us leave…

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Avoid care home fees

Can I transfer money to avoid care home fees?

Posted on July 31, 2018, by Clare McLeish

Clare McLeish of Coodes Solicitors warns of the pitfalls of transferring money to a family member in an attempt to…

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elder abuse

Why preventing elder abuse is everyone’s responsibility

Posted on June 12, 2018, by Clare McLeish

On World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (15th June 2018), Clare McLeish of Coodes Solicitors says it is everyone’s responsibility to…

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Bereaved

Talking to someone who has been bereaved – ten top tips

Posted on May 14, 2018, by Louise Southwell

Talking to someone who has recently been bereaved is not easy. During Dying Matters Awareness Week 2018 Louise Southwell, Partner…

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Health and Welfare LPA

Supreme Court hearing is a reminder of the importance of a Health and Welfare LPA

Posted on February 28, 2018, by Louise Southwell

Blog updated July 2018. Louise Southwell, Partner and elderly client specialist at Coodes Solicitors says that a recent Supreme Court…

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power of attorney

Is your Lasting Power of Attorney putting you at risk of financial abuse?

Posted on December 04, 2017

Nick Latimir of Coodes Solicitors’ Wills, Probate and Trusts team says that the growth of DIY Lasting Power of Attorney…

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elder abuse

How much difference has the Court of Protection made?

Posted on November 01, 2017, by Louise Southwell

As the Court of Protection reaches its tenth anniversary, Louise Southwell of Coodes Solicitors’ Wills, Probate and Trusts team, explains…

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