Rowntree Foundation publish options for care funding
The Joseph Rowntree Foundation have published suggestions for reform of the care funding system. Summary of report here. http://www.jrf.org.uk/media-centre/UK-care-system-implementing-reforms Main proposals are: The four proposed interim solutions are:* Equity release, allowing older homeowners to pay for home-based care…
Telegraph Any thoughts on how this can be avoided, other than spending all the money so there's nothing left to fight over? :D
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Funerals and paying for them...
Hello. I need some advice please. My mother is terminally ill and lives with a friend, who has taken on responsibilty as a carer. Unbeknown to me, they have been making funeral arrangements, completely ignoring the costs, in the expectation I will pay for it all. Now I appreciate this may sound heartless, but although I…
Joint tenant with mum - does she need to make a will?
I have a mortgage as a joint tenant with my mother. She has always buried her head in the sand and won't make a will yet. If she doesn't make a will, will the property automatically go to me after she dies? This property is my only home on which I pay all of the mortgage. Does that also mean I don't have to pay inheritance…
wills and tenants in common
Having read a lot of info on here re wills and tenants in common we are thinking of rewriting our wills and leaving our half's of the property to our children, however there is some talk of potential pitfalls to this, if our children inherited half the property and then went through bankruptcy, divorce, child maintenance…