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Tell your solicitor as much information as you can at the outset so that detailed and accurate advice can be given initially. This can avoid problems or confusion down the line.
It is a misconception that LPAs are for elderly people only. Everyone should have an LPA in place to ensure that someone can step in to help (even temporarily) if the worst happens – I have worked with many families who have experienced a lot of stress and upset because there was no valid LPA
Don’t delay in preparing a will. There is often a lot more for clients to think about than they anticipate. By leaving it to the last minute, you may feel rushed to make a decision on who your executors/ guardians should be and/or who should benefit from your estate.