Anyone who is over the age of 18 and is of a sound mind can make a valid Will and should do so. Anyone who made a Will a long time ago should consider making a new Will. Anyone whose circumstances have changed – perhaps through marriage, the birth of children, divorce, remarriage, or the …Read More
Who should make a Will?
>As a general rule, each parent has the right to appoint a guardian or guardians to act after his or her death. Usually the appointment only operates if there is no surviving parent, although it is possible for a parent to appoint a guardian to act jointly with the surviving parent. Obviously a Court of …Read More
> Most people with impaired decision-making capacity do not need a guardian or administrator because their family, friends or support network help them make decisions. The Tribunal will only appoint a guardian or administrator if there is no other way to ensure that the interests of the person concerned are protected and that his/her needs …Read More
>The Tribunal’s main task is to determine whether or not a person with impaired decision-making capacity needs a guardian or administrator and, if necessary, to make an appointment order. The Tribunal’s other powers include giving directions and advice to guardians and administrators, monitoring, reviewing and amending orders, and ratifying and approving decisions by informal decision …Read More