If this is not done and they receive benefit from your Will then it is entirely possible that the family member you care will lose some, or all, of their statutory benefits on receipt of the gift you have left them in your will.

Typically, the cost of such a trust is only £250 but it can protect the whole future for your family member living with a challenging medical condition.

If you decide this is a good idea, you can also draft Lasting Powers of Attorney. There are two lasting powers of attorney – one for financial decisions and another for health and care decisions.  Again, it is important to take professional advice to make sure they are phrased to suit the needs of your whole family.

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