Lasting Power of Attorney

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Things to Consider Regarding a Business Lasting Power of Attorney

Lasting Powers of Attorney are a great tool to help ensure that a trusted person is responsible for making decisions on your behalf should you lose mental capacity to make such decisions yourself.…


How Early is too Early to Create a Lasting Power of Attorney?

As new laws surrounding Lasting Powers of Attorney come into force in the UK, allowing people to make theirs entirely online, our team of experienced private client solicitors consider some of the…


Why you and your spouse need to create Lasting Powers of Attorney

According to research conducted by Scottish Widows during Free Wills Month in March 2023, the rate of people creating powers of attorney is low compared to other methods of financial protection. The…


Lasting power of attorney

What is a lasting power of attorney?

A lasting power of attorney is a legal document that allows one person to make decisions on another person’s behalf, if necessary. An LPA would come into action if the person in question lost…


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What is the Court of Protection?

The Court of Protection decides whether someone has the mental capacity to make their own decisions. The Court was created under the Mental Health Act 2005. What does the Court of Protection do?…