Consultants’ Handbook

The Consultants’ Handbook is a A Guide to stress-free, effective estate planning. It is of use to the testator – Part 1 in particular – as well as for anybody interested in working in the profession. This guide is Copyright © of David E Cochrane and his Estate Heirs & Assigns [ 2014 ] The […]

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Powers of Attorney

Everybody should have a Power of Attorney because having one can make life very much easier for a Donor and for his family and business partners. A Power of Attorney gives to another person, or persons, the authority to deal with the Donor’s affairs. A Power can be for Property and Affairs [ P&A ] […]

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Do I need a will ?

ALMOST CERTAINLY YOU DO! And whatever you may read about writing a will, whatever will-writing forms you buy, and whatever on-line will you might consider doing, you will never do as well as having a one-to-one discussion with an expert, experienced will writer. He will raise issues you would rarely consider … AND he can […]

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Trusts

It is not unreasonable to suppose that most people need a trust of some sort as part of their estate planning. This does not mean that you have to engage lawyers to spend hours of their time mulling over your estate and briefing barristers to draft ‘opinions’ all for your benefit and at great expense […]

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