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by Grandparents Legal Centre in Continuing Healthcare Funding, James Urquhart-Burton posted 27th March 2021.

Can you claim a refund of care home fees?

If you live in England and have been paying for your own care, you can explore the possibility of reclaiming […]


by Grandparents Legal Centre in Case Studies, Children posted 1st February 2021.

Prospective adoptive couple granted significant settlement after Bradford Council “broke” their family

The BBC recently reported that Bradford City Council have agreed on a financial settlement for Slough couple Sonny and Sarita […]


by Grandparents Legal Centre in Elderly Care, Sarah Young posted 1st October 2020.

Mind the Gap; financial exploitation of our vulnerable elderly in the time of Covid

As a solicitor specialising in financial abuse, the most difficult cases for me are those where I’m told about abuse […]


by Grandparents Legal Centre in Continuing Healthcare Funding, Elderly Care, James Urquhart-Burton posted 28th September 2020.

Can you get NHS Continuing Healthcare Funding for Dementia?

NHS Continuing Healthcare is the name given to funding which is provided by your local Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and […]


by Grandparents Legal Centre in Children, Helen Moody, Kinship Care posted 25th September 2020.

Rise in Special Guardianship Breakdowns in light of Covid-19

Over the last few months we have all faced difficulties because of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic however, we have become […]


by Grandparents Legal Centre in Elderly Care, James Urquhart-Burton posted 15th September 2020.

Do I have to sell my home to pay for care home fees?

By law, you are required to pay in full for your own care home fees if your available capital exceeds […]


by Grandparents Legal Centre in Contentious Probate posted 13th August 2020.

The Aftermath of Lockdown… Surprise Inheritance Tax Bills for Staying with the Kids?

For the many parents who have gifted their properties to their children as an early inheritance, many won’t realise that […]


by Grandparents Legal Centre in Elderly Care, Sarah Young posted 1st July 2020.

Home, sweet home…?

A bulletin issued by the Office for National Statistics today reveals that of the adults surveyed in Great Britain, almost […]


by Grandparents Legal Centre in Contentious Probate, Sarah Young posted 10th June 2020.

Disinherited? Death and the forfeiture rule

I wrote about the little known and unusual ‘forfeiture rule’ a few months ago in cases involving assisted suicide. The […]


by Grandparents Legal Centre in Contentious Probate, Court of Protection, Lasting Powers of Attorney, Sarah Young, Wills posted 8th April 2020.

Lifetime gifts; an update on ‘When is a gift not a gift?’

An elderly mother transfers her property to one of her children. It’s a common enough scenario. Often everyone involved has […]


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