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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
The Elder Client: A Practical Guide 2nd ed isbn 9780414018068

The Elder Client: A Practical Guide

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ISBN13: 9780414016804
New Edition ISBN: 9780414018068
Published: October 2007
Publisher: W. Green
Country of Publication: Scotland
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

This book offers practical guidance to solicitors who are advising clients on a wide range of financial and welfare matters. The issues covered are of relevance to all clients, but are particularly important for older clients. The book is divided into two parts, looking firstly at issues relating to 'forward planning' such as powers of attorney and inheritance tax planning.

The book then looks at a range of 'rescue remedies' for clients facing immediate issues including the death or incapacity of a family member. Written by two experienced private client practitioners, this book will be an indispensable guide for lawyers, social workers, charities and support groups and others working with the elderly.

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Scots Law
Part I: Forward Planning
Capacity Issues
Financial and Welfare Powers of Attorney
Living Wills and Advanced Living Directives
Planning for Long-term Care
Inheritance Tax Planning
Use of Trusts
Insurance Bonds
Part II: Rescue Remedies
State Entitlements
How to Register a Death
Intestacy Issues
Deeds of Variation