Legal Planning for People with Dementia
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Reading Time: 10 minutesAsia Law Network recently held an FBLive session together with Project We Forgot to share legal planning practical tips on legal planning for caregivers to persons with dementia. Helmed by Chong Yue-En, a consultant with Dorothy Chai and Mary Ong Law Practice and Melissa Chan from Project We Forgot, they shared personal experiences and more […]

Why you might consider making a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) when making your will
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Reading Time: 7 minutesThree pillars to a strong and happy family Unity. Harmony. Clarity. These are the three pillars of a strong and happy family. Even when the family faces a crisis, e.g. when a member loses his mental capacity or passes away, having a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) in addition to a Will ensures that the […]

Estate planning – Creating, preserving and distributing your estate in Singapore when you pass
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Reading Time: 5 minutesWhy do we need Estate Planning? Estate planning is not exactly a topic that anyone likes to talk about, given that it may be taboo as we are making plans based on the demise of a loved one or yourself. Or, we might think about it when we hear about or see someone going through difficulties due […]

Lasting Power of Attorney Explained
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Reading Time: 7 minutesThe recent legal saga surrounding Yang Yin, a former Chinese tour guide, and his alleged misappropriation of 1.1 million SGD worth of an 89-year-old elderly widow’s assets has drew considerable attention to the concept of a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA).  According to the Straits Times, 8360 applications for a LPA were accepted in 2015, […]