Lasting Power of Attorney

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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23rd January 2020

Preparing for the future with a Lasting Power of Attorney

A Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) is an official legal document appointing someone to act on your behalf should you one day become incapable of managing your affairs. There are two types of LPA, one for financial matters and one for health and welfare. You can have one or both in place. They do not […]

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