A Lasting Power of Attorney is crucial in the unfortunate event that you lose the capacity to make decisions on your own behalf.
A Lasting Power of Attorney is a legal right to appoint a friend, a family member or a solicitor to manage your affairs on your behalf. Such affairs can include your property, finances, health and welfare.
Granting a Lasting Power of Attorney to a trusted person can avoid the often expensive and complicated route of making an application to the Court of Protection to have a deputy appointed.
A Lasting Power of Attorney is recommended so that you can be safe in the knowledge that, if you lose your mental capacity, your affairs will be looked after by someone you can trust.
This area of the law is constantly changing, and our expert Wills, Trusts and Probate team can advise you on what is best for you.
Our Wills, Trusts and Probate lawyers offer sensible, objective advice on all matters concerning Lasting Powers of Attorney.