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Individual or Deputy: Who can make the decisions?

Jennifer McGuinness
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An interesting case regarding an agreement made by an individual who had a Court of Protection appointed Deputy in place. Bashir v Bashir [2019] EWHC 1810 (Ch) (18 July 2019) concludes that even where 'P' makes a decision during a period where...

Foundation Funds Bushcraft Summer Activities

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FDR Foundation delighted to be able to support Cheshire based NeuroMuscular Centre   Yesterday marked the first session for the NeuroMuscular Centre's (NMC) Bushcraft season. This is part of a wider programme of support and events that NMC...

Providing for an Unmarried Partner after Death

Stephen Mackellar
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In the UK, each year more of us are living together and starting families without marrying or being in a Civil Partnership. In 2017 there were over 3.3 million cohabiting couple families in the UK.   Despite becoming more common, the rights of...

Rugby League & Lasting Power of Attorney

Michelle Davis
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Here at FDR Law we have our very own Solicitor, Michelle Davis who is also a Warrington Wolves Women’s team player! Michelle is also a part of the England Women’s National Performance Squad and hopes that one day she will represent her country. ...

GPs are still missing the signs of ovarian cancer

Stephanie Fallon
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A report published in May 2019 has found that general practitioners are failing to identify symptoms of ovarian cancer, leading to delays in diagnosis and unavoidable deaths from the disease.   As with all cancers, early detection offers patients the...

One day, all this will be yours': Passing on the family farm

Stephen Lawson
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It can be a very proud moment for a parent to look around a farm and to say to their child, "one day all this will be yours"   Family farms are often passed from one generation to the next and the value of land means that farms can have a...

My father has Alzheimer's disease and wants to make a Will

Jennifer McGuinness
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Question: My father has Alzheimer's disease and wants to make a Will - is he able to do so? Jennifer McGuinness, Associate Solicitor and expert in will disputes provides the following guidance... Answer: The fact that your father has...

Will the proposed new divorce laws end the blame game?

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Justice secretary David Gauke has announced new legislation that will be introduced to Parliament to update our 50-year-old divorce law which many feel encourages conflict. The move follows public consultation where family justice professionals with direct...

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