Lasting Power of Attorney

4th August 2020

A Lasting Power of Attorney and Me

Although associated mainly with those who are either ill or elderly, a Lasting Power of Attorney , or LPA, can be useful for any person at any stage in their life.  With the current pandemic, it has brought to light the importance of loved ones or those you trust, to be able to manage your […]

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25th May 2020

How will Coronavirus affect my role as deputy or attorney?

The world is currently living through a ‘new normal’ which involves us distancing ourselves from others outside our immediate household. When we are told to remain two metres apart from each other and only leave home for essential work, shopping or exercise, it becomes difficult to understand how we will fulfil our daily obligations without […]

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4th May 2020

Make your Lasting Power of Attorney

Can I make a lasting power of attorney during lockdown? The UK has been forced to consider what will happen if we become ill and even die over recent weeks. As Covid-19 spread, enquiries for Wills more than doubled and more people were considering what would happen if they lost capacity. Those looking to secure […]

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28th April 2020

What is a Lasting Power of Attorney?

A Lasting Power of Attorney is a legal document giving a person legal authority to make financial decisions or medical decisions on your behalf. You can appoint a person to either make decisions regarding your health and welfare under a Health and Welfare Lasting Power of Attorney, which will cover things like medical treatment, where […]

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12th February 2020

How to show mental capacity to make a Lasting Power of Attorney

A Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) can be an incredibly helpful way of allowing a person you trust to manage your affairs once you are no longer capable. Ideally, an LPA should be executed well in advance of any incapacity. But so long as the person signing the document still understands its full meaning and […]

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