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The Importance of Lasting Powers of Attorney: Equity Release

Many people are boosting their retirement income by using the wealth tied up in their homes to generate extra cash, with more than 21,000 new customers taking out an equity release plan in 2014.* Equity release is the name given to a range of products that allow you to access the equity (cash) tied ...

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Lasting Power of Attorney

Mental Capacity and Lasting Powers of Attorney

A person can only make a Lasting Power of Attorney whilst they still have the requisite mental capacity.  The test of this is set out in the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (MCA) The MCA says that a person is unable to make their own decision if they cannot do one or more of the following four...

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