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INCAPACITY AND ITALIAN LAW

Posted by on Mar 23, 2022 in LEGAL UPDATES

This firm assists the families of elderly relatives who live in Italy, often where the elderly person has worked for many years and retired here, but now live alone. The elderly person may have close relatives who live abroad and cannot provide day-to-day assistance. In some cases they may be estranged from those relatives or even have no next of kin...

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Carta di soggiorno for British citizens in Italy

Posted by on Mar 18, 2022 in IMMIGRATION AND NATIONALITY LAW UPDATE, LEGAL UPDATES

Since January 2021 a residence permit in a plastic card format (“carta di soggiorno“) has been available to British nationals and their family members who were resident in Italy pre-Brexit, ie on or before 31st December 2020. By “resident in Italy” we mean that a person’s name and address is registered with the Anagrafe office...

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Mental capacity from an international law perspective

Posted by on Oct 25, 2020 in LEGAL UPDATES

British citizens owning property overseas may have difficulty dealing with those assets should they lose legal capacity due to illness or old age, as a Lasting Power of Attorney made in the UK will not necessarily be recognised in another legal jurisdiction.    A recent article published in the Law Society’s Private Client Section, “The New...

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