Allingham & Co provide an extensive range of legal services for all our private clients including:
- Powers of Attorney
Current figures show more than half the population in Scotland have not made a Will. Some people may believe they are not wealthy enough, others may think they are too young or some people may assume their money will automatically go to the people they want it to go to. However it is usually absolutely vital for a person to make a Will.
Powers of Attorney
There may be many different reasons why you may need someone else to look after your affairs for a short period of time. Also, if you become unable to do so yourself, for whatever reason, you may appoint someone to act as your Power of Attorney. There are safeguards in place to make sure your appointed Attorneys act in accordance with their duties and they are regulated and overseen by the Office of the Public Guardian . We have experienced staff who can advise on the best course of action for your own individual circumstances and can help you to deal with all the forms and other paperwork.
When you are trying to cope with a bereavement, it can seem daunting to deal with the day to day statements, correspondence and bills as well as dealing with the legal aspects of the deceased's Will and transferring their assets. We can help with all the different aspects of an executry and our aim is to ease the burden on both family and friends and to help the executors settle the deceased's affairs with a minimum of fuss.