Elderly & Vulnerable People
Issues surrounding these needs are often sensitive in their nature and have the potential to be divisive.
Our highly skilled team offer sympathetic and practical guidance around the suite of issues intertwined with older people or those who are vulnerable.
Trust Boodle Hatfield to work with you to help you to:
- Ensure that you are confident that your affairs are in order and your wealth and assets will be managed as you wish
- On the preparation of effective Wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney
- On safeguarding your business ventures and providing clarity on your wishes for the future of those businesses
In addition to advising on matters relating to elderly individuals, here at Boodle Hatfield, we also specialise in working with the vulnerable. We regularly work with the family members of vulnerable children and adults. We can guide you, sympathetically, through the necessary steps to protect their interests, whether that is an application to the Court of Protection or on your rights and responsibilities as a deputy.
We pride ourselves on being highly attuned to your needs and will work with you to deliver a plan that works for you and your loved ones.
Private Client & Tax Senior Associate, Anna Davies explains the intricacies and importance of Lasting Powers of Attorney.Read more 2 min read 04 Oct 2021 Where there’s a will and a couple of marriages, things get complicated
Private Wealth Dispute Partner, Mark Lindley comments on the importance of legal guidance in The Sunday Times as ‘blended families’ are on the rise, so are inheritance rows and while the stereotype may be archaic, valid complications remain.Read more 3 min read 27 Sep 2021 Inheritance disputes reach record high in past year as Covid drives claims
Associate, James Woods-Davison reflects on research showing how the number of inheritance disputes heard in the High Court reached an all-time high last year.Read more 9 min read 06 Sep 2021 Estate planning with a digital footprint
Over recent years there has been a flurry of investment in cryptocurrency and Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs). It is estimated that around one fifth of the UK population now own at least one form of digital asset. Private Client & Tax Partner, Hayden Bailey and Associate, Satjivan Aujla outline the legal considerations around these investments in the long run.Read more