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Lasting Power of Attorney

What is a Lasting Power of Attorney?

A Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) allows your loved ones to take care of you and your finances if you become unable to do so yourself.

There are two types of LPA: 

An LPA ensures that, should you be unable to manage your own affairs, the people you have appointed can manage your financial life on your behalf. This can save a great deal of money and distress, and will ensure that, as a vulnerable person, your affairs will be handled correctly and quickly.

LPAs allow you to choose people to look after your affairs if you:

You can make one or both types of LPA. You should make an LPA while you have mental capacity.

Risks of not having an LPA

If you lose mental capacity without an LPA in place, your family must apply to the Court of Protection to have a deputy appointed to deal with everyday financial matters. This is a slow and very expensive process, costing thousands of pounds. If you have to use a solicitor it could cost a lot more. If you already have an LPA in place, this will not be necessary.

How can we help?

Our specialist advisor will be able to assist in the completion of the forms and offer professional and friendly advice that meets your personal requirements. Please contact us to make an appointment.