power of attorney

LASTING POWERS OF ATTORNEY AND ‘ASSISTED DYING’

LASTING POWERS OF ATTORNEY AND ‘ASSISTED DYING’

A number of recent test cases have put before the court the issue of how far a Health and Welfare Lasting Power of Attorney can go in its instructions to the attorneys and what they can ask them to do. A Lasting Power of Attorney for Health and Welfare appoints someone to make decisions on(…)

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Make A Will Fortnight

Make A Will Fortnight

At Brearleys Solicitors we like to give back to the communities we work among and support local charities. This year our Brighouse office are again working with Overgate Hospice by participating in Make a Will Fortnight. Make an appointment with us to make a will as part of the scheme between 8th October and 19th(…)

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Think about the unthinkable…

If you are planning your family holiday have you ever thought about what would happen if the unthinkable occurred and most members of the family were fatally injured? In these circumstances it is common for all of their belongings and estate to pass to the state under the laws of intestacy. It’s much better to(…)

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We are here to look after our clients

Suzy says ” A lovely but sad meeting with a client at their Nursing home Suzy recently met with a lovely lady who’s family wanted her to put a Lasting Power of Attorney in place. Suzy said ‘ the client was such a lovely person who showed me various photographs of all her family who(…)

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