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Our LAWLINCS© Guides are designed to provide a little bit more information about the various areas of law that Mason Baggott and Garton specialise. We hope that you find these guides useful however, please remember that information contained on these pages is for general guidance. If you do have a legal problem you must ensure you get independent legal advice to protect your interest and rights.

  • Lasting Powers of Attorney – How we can Help

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    A Lasting Power of Attorney (“LPA”) is a legal document by which someone (“the Donor”) gives someone they trust (“the Attorney”) power and authority to make decisions and carry out transactions on behalf of the Donor.  Without an LPA, no-one ...

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  • Managing Your Affairs

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    “Who will manage your affairs if you are unable to do so?” Appointing someone to run your affairs either for an anticipated event (such as if you are travelling abroad for prolonged periods or if you are likely to be hospitalised ...

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  • Making a Will

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    “Making a Will won’t kill you but it will give you peace of mind.” The Intestacy Rules If you die without making a Will, the intestacy rules stipulate who will inherit your estate. Depending on your family circumstances, the rules dictate who ...

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  • Lasting Powers of Attorney – The Donor’s Perspective

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    A Lasting Power of Attorney (“LPA”) is a legal instrument by which someone (“the Donor”) gives someone they trust (“the Attorney”) power to make decisions and carry out transactions on behalf of the Donor even if, in the future, the ...

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  • Lasting Powers of Attorney – Acting as an Attorney

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    A Lasting Power of Attorney (“LPA”) is a legal instrument by which someone (“the Donor”) gives someone they trust (“the Attorney”) power to make decisions and carry out transactions on behalf of the Donor even if, in the future, the ...

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  • Revocation of a Will

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    Provided a testator (the person making the Will) retains testamentary capacity a Will can be revoked (“cancelled”) at any time during the testator’s lifetime. If a Will is revoked and a replacement Will is not made, then the testator will die ...

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  • What is Commercial Conveyancing ?

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    Buying a Business If you are considering buying a business it would be advisable to seek legal advice from a solicitor to guide you through the  process. Property Is the business situated in a rented property or a property owned by the Seller? Leasehold If the Property is ...

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  • What is Residential Conveyancing ?

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    Residential Conveyancing, the buying or selling of property, can be one of the biggest steps you take in your life, and we believe it is your right to know exactly what is happening at every stage of the process. From experience we find that ...

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  • Cohabitation

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    People often become confused as to their rights and responsibilities when a relationship ends, as there are different factors to consider compared with married couples. You still need to consider the arrangements for the children, where you will live and what ...

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