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Property and Financial Affairs Lasting Powers of Attorney

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Our team of expert Powers of Attorney solicitors can help you set up the best Powers of Attorney for you and ensure that you are covered and have taken all of the correct precautions if you were to lose capacity. For more information about our services and how we can help you, get in touch with our team on 0330 912 8338.

Property and Financial Affairs Lasting Powers of Attorney give your most trusted friends and family the ability to make decisions on your behalf about your property and finances if you were to lose the capacity to make those decisions for yourself.

The severity of the implications if you don’t set up a Lasting Power of Attorney are enough reason for you to consider getting the best advice on setting one up. Doing so ensures that everything is in place and there aren’t any complications further down the road.

What Property and Financial Affairs Lasting Powers of Attorney Services do we provide?

Our team of expert Powers of attorney Solicitors can deal with every aspect of setting up a Property & Financial Affairs Lasting Power of Attorney. This includes:

  • Advice on how to set one up, when it can be used, whom to appoint, how many (attorneys) to appoint and how attorneys should act;
  • Acting as ‘Certificate Provider’ ensuring proper capacity checks and advice on duties is provided;
  • Advice on Preferences and Instructions, ensuring any specific wording is accurate for registration and legal purposes;
  • Advice on an Expression of Wishes to complement the LPA;
  • Dealing with registration of documents;
  • Advising on drafting separate Business LPA whether sole trader, partnership or limited co and advice on how this should interact with personal finance LPA. This should be part of every business’ continuity plan;
  • Advising on one-off decisions which may need COP intervention (e.g. gifts from Donor’s estate);
  • Revoking existing LPA either in part or completely;
  • Storing originals and not releasing unless under strict protocols to ensure no abuse of power or undue influence present;
  • Applications to Court of Protection for directions or guidance where there is disagreement between attorneys or where an attorney needs to be removed because of breach of trust, misconduct or misappropriation;
  • No extra charges for certified copies, storage or release of documents;

For more information about the services we provide please get in touch with our team on 0330 912 8338.

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Property and Financial Affairs Lasting Powers of Attorney FAQs

What is a Property and Financial Affairs Lasting Power of Attorney?

It does exactly what the name suggests. It’s a Lasting Power of Attorney that specifically covers your finances and property should you lose capacity.

Do I only need a Property and Financial Affairs Lasting Power of Attorney?

We always recommend having both a Property and Financial Affairs Lasting Power of Attorney and a Health and Welfare Lasting Power of Attorney so that you are completely covered in all aspects should you lose capacity and need your loved ones to make decisions for you.

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