Attorney of an executrix who has lost mental capacity can administer an estate in her place. In the recent case of Whittaker v Hancock, the High Court held that where an executrix of a will had lost mental capacity, her attorney under a property and financial affairs lasting power of attorney (‘LPA’) could be appointed…
If you would like to become a parent through surrogacy, adoption or assisted conception, then we can provide advice on the process and the issues you need to consider.
There is a huge emotional investment in these applications, and a clear understanding of the legal issues is a vital part of ensuring a successful outcome.
Early advice and careful planning is essential. This is particularly relevant when considering entering into a Surrogacy Agreement in which a person has agreed to act as a host mother for your child, and where there are very clear guidelines in place for regulating such an agreement.