News and articles – Powers of Attorney and Court of Protection
It is good news that we now live longer, and can look forward to a longer retirement. The latest statistics reveal that on average men can expect to live to 78 years and women to 82 years. However, the chances of remaining healthy and able throughout our retirement and into old age are unfortunately not so good.
Debbie Purdy, who has Multiple Sclerosis, has won her case in the House of Lords to have the law clarified on assisted suicide. This is in relation to circumstances where a friend or family would be prosecuted in assisting someone to die.