Paul discussed why people should think about organising a power of attorney as part of future life planning. He explained what a power of attorney is and why they are so important. As well as how to try and avoid family squabbles by using a professional as an attorney.
Another matter discussed was planning for future care home fees and the risks involved with trying to avoid those fees with asset protection strategies.
If you would like to listen to the broadcast please follow this link http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p04hb244. Paul's interview starts at approximately 1:09:53.
For more information on this and other matters please contact Paul Lowery at [email protected] or 0118 952 7227
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