Finances - Wills & Trusts

Money Matters

This guide for families about finances covers benefits, Appointeeship, banking, lasting power of attorney and court-appointed deputyship. It’s a really comprehensive guide and we are really pleased that Emma from our management team was able to contribute to the contents of the guide.

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Appointeeship – Information and guidance from the government website about becoming an appointee for someone claiming benefits.

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Making Money Easier - United Response

United response have produced a set of free guides with explanations for all things finance and money related.

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Wills and Trusts Service for parents and carers | Mencap

Wills and Trusts Service

If someone with a learning disability has an inheritance left directly to them, it could lead to the loss of their means-tested benefits and support package.

Setting up a discretionary trust can give them financial security and help them to do the things they love.

Mencap provide free seminars for families with information and guidance from a solicitor who specialises in this complex area of law. From their website you can also download a free guide.