We have many years of knowledge and experience in providing advice on legal issues affecting elderly and vulnerable clients and their families. We are here to give peace of mind that there will be help at a time when you need it most.
The wide range of services we offer includes:
Powers of Attorney and Advance Decisions
Preparing and advising on Lasting Powers of Attorney for both financial and welfare decisions
Registration of Lasting and Enduring Powers of Attorney
Dealing with Attorney disputes
Acting as Attorneys - dealing with the day to day administration of a client's property and affairs
Advising Attorneys on their rights and responsibilities
Many of the team are members of the “Solicitors for the Elderly” organisation (‘SFE’). SFE is a national organisation of lawyers committed to providing and promoting high quality legal services for older people, their family and carers. SFE members must have proven experience and follow a Code of Practice, designed to ensure clear and straightforward advice is given and that the client’s interests are safeguarded at all times.
Our Managing Director, Stephen Beck, is an Approved Panel Deputy appointed by the Office of the Public Guardian evidencing his expertise in this highly specialised area of work. The Court of Protection chooses deputies from the Panel Deputy list when no one else is willing or able to act as a Deputy for someone who lacks mental capacity.
Dementia is one of many reasons why someone might become unable to make decisions about financial assets or physical wellbeing. Whitehead Monckton has been recognised as a ‘Working to Become Dementia Friendly’ organisation by Kent County Council. For more information please visit our Dementia Friends page.
Tax and Estate Solicitor Bekka Fuszard looks at the Supreme Court’s recent judgment on life su...
Thank you for being very patient and for explaining things clearly and simply and for guiding us all through all the processes so smoothly.We will be in touch with you if we have any further need for this kind of work but hopefully that will not be too soon.