GHP Insights

News, Q&As and Press Releases From Our Team

Q&A What happens if a reserve attorney in an LPA needs to step up and act?

I set up my LPA with 2 attorneys and a reserve attorney. Paperwork has now been received by me and my 2 attorneys.... what has to happen if a reserve attorney is required to step up. Please can you explain?

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Employers beware! April 2024 means big changes to employment legislation.

The ‘new legislation holiday’ has ended and this year changes to employment law are abundant, which means employers need to be on their toes.

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Q&A How do I calculate holiday pay under new rules from 1 April 2024?

I run a small business with two full-time and four part-time employees. I have heard about the new holiday pay laws, but am not sure what to do about implementing them as they kick in on April 1st and our holiday year runs Jan-Dec. Please could you explain?

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Q&A How does an Advance Directive differ from a Health & Welfare LPA?

Following the recent death of my sister who had a severe stroke and lived out the remainder of her days being kept alive rather than ‘living’, I want to ensure that my own life ends with more dignity and less suffering. With this in mind, please can you explain the difference between an ‘Advance Directive’ and an LPA for Health & Welfare? And should I make both?

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Q&A What are the Trust options for protecting our vulnerable son’s future?

We have a sixteen-year-old son with autism.... From what we have read it seems the way to go is to set up a Trust. What would be the best options?

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Q&A Can my LPA attorney be an executor of my Will?

When I made my Will, I deliberately chose my niece as executor .... If my niece does not have mental capacity when I die, could my LPA attorney step in as executor?

 

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Q&A Can a solicitor transfer ownership of my house to my children now, before I die?

After my husband died last year, I decided to make things as easy as I could for my children when I die. One of the things I wondered was whether I could transfer ownership of my house to them now? Could a solicitor do that for me?

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Q&A Why would I need a Lasting Power of Attorney when I have a husband?!

Q:        My daughter is trying to persuade me to get a Lasting Power of Attorney drawn up, but why would I need to do that when I have a husband...?

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Q&A Can I have an LPA drawn up to specifically cover my business?

I have a business, but I want to go travelling for three months next year, I am not sure who I can delegate business related decisions to.... What can I do? 

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GHP Legal appoints STEP member to join Wills and Probate team

A leading North Wales and Shropshire law firm has boosted its private client team with a new appointment, following a post covid pandemic surge in Wills and Probate work.

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