You may have seen our earlier article on the reasons to have a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA). However, there are common misconceptions on why an LPA may not be necessary which this article explores further. “I don’t need an LPA because my next of kin can make important decisions on my behalf” Not true.…

Have you ever heard of the terms Commercial LPA or Business LPA? Well you will be interested to know that there is actually no such thing as either document. A business LPA specifically differs from personal LPA’s because it will be tailored according to the business and considers its articles of association along with shareholder…

With 12.5 million people in the UK over the age of 65 and just under 1 million Lasting Powers of Attorney registered with the Court of Protection, it’s hard to believe that despite the number of people being affected by dementia or some other illness which affects their capacity, measures aren’t being put in place…

Certificate Providers: Setting the Scene When it comes to the granting of decision making powers under a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA), be they Property & Financial powers or Health & Welfare powers; in each case it takes three persons to make an LPA.  The Donor creating the decision making powers in the first place,…

Lasting Powers of Attorney A Lasting Power of Attorney (‘LPA’) is a document which legally enables one or more individuals you know and trust, your Attorneys, to have the Power to make decisions on your behalf if you lose Mental Capacity (‘capacity’).  Unlike a Will which deals with your estate when you are no longer…

Making an LPA is an important decision. Great consideration should be given to how many attorneys are needed, who is going to act, and how they will make decisions; after all these are the people who will be responsible for making decisions on the donor’s behalf and looking after their best interests. Ultimately the decision…

A Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) is a very important document that allows you to appoint people who you personally know and trust, or professionals, to make decisions on your behalf and look after your best interests should you lose capacity. There are two main types of LPA. A Property & Financial Affairs LPA covers…

The transfer deadline day is a day in which all football fans get excited as it’s their teams last chance to wrap up business up until the new year. The transfer window this year is closing 3 weeks earlier than usual. With the transfer deadline getting closer for all premier league club there are many…