What is a will?

What is a will?

A legal document setting out your wishes relating to your money, property and possessions (your “Estate”) after your death.

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What is contentious probate?

What is contentious probate?

The Compass Law team provide an explanation of this area

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Power of Attorney

Power of Attorney

The terminology in this context can be confusing. The ‘donor’ is the person who is authorising someone else to make decisions on their behalf, and the ‘donee’ is the person who is appointed to make the decisions on behalf of the donor. The donee...

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Court of Protection and Deputyship

Court of Protection and Deputyship

If an individual loses capacity to make decisions about the management of their property, or financial affairs or the management of their personal welfare, then the Court of Protection can authorise the appointment of a Deputy. Such a scenario can occur when a...

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