It is important for the elderly and vulnerable to obtain specific advice to plan ahead to ensure that their affairs are left in order for themselves in later life and also for their family.
Solicitors for the Elderly
It is peace of mind for the client to know that their affairs are being looked after by qualified and empathetic advisors. This can be an anxious and worrying time but we are qualified to offer advice in these situations which in turn reduces the stress and confusion which may otherwise arise.
Head of Department, Lesley Rushton is also a fully accredited member of the Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE) a select and specialist national group of lawyers who support and make a difference to older and vulnerable people.
It is peace of mind for the clients to know that their affairs are being looked after by qualified and empathetic advisors.
We are happy to visit clients in their own home or in hospital and we treat our clients with dignity and respect. We can offer advice in the following areas:
- Inheritance Tax
- Lasting Powers of Attorney
- Registration of Powers of Attorney with the Office of the Public Guardian
- Court of Protection Deputyship Applications
- Advice on Long Term Care Planning
- Independent Financial Advice Service
Girlings has joined the ‘Dementia Friendly Kent’ campaign and is proud to be recognised as an organisation working to become Dementia Friendly by the campaign. Many of our staff are Dementia Friends. Ovid Busette, an Associate Solicitor in our Private Client team is a Dementia Friend and he is responsible for co-ordinating our Dementia Friends activities. Read a message from Ovid about the work of Dementia Friends here.
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For further advice and information, contact a member of our Private Client team today or call into your local office.