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…
Mediation works by creating an environment in which people can discuss and resolve their differences about finances or arrangements for their children.
Through a series of meetings, our mediators will work with clients to develop and consider their options for resolution, so that they can reach an agreement that will work for them and for their family.
Family mediation is successful in resolving disputes about the division of assets and income on divorce, deciding where children live and how their time is shared within a separated family and working out specific issues such as where children go to school or whether they should travel abroad.
Where court proceedings have been started, the parties to those proceedings can decide to work together in mediation to reach an agreement to bring the ongoing litigation to an end.