Lasting Powers of Attorney
Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPA)
As we get older the risk of losing capacity (the legal ability to make a decision) increases so everyone should consider putting LPAs in place as a form of insurance – so that you can choose who will step in to help if you lose the ability to make your own decisions.
An LPA is a document that allows you to appoint other people (your attorneys) to manage your affairs and make decisions on your behalf.
There are two types of LPA:
Property & Affairs LPAs
Health & Welfare LPAs
You can have either one or both. Having well-drafted LPAs is vital if you own assets – eg. a house, bank accounts, investments or your own business or if you have particular wishes about medical treatment or care. With an LPA you get to choose who to appoint as your attorneys, when they are allowed to act, and what their powers are.
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Once you have made your decision, we aim to send you the first drafts of your documents within 36 hours of receiving your initial instructions.
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