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MY MUM HAS DEMENTIA, DOES THAT MEAN SHE CAN’T PREPARE A LASTING POWER OF ATTORNEY?

It’s a sad fact of life that many of us should think about helping our loved ones organise a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA). But what if your mum, for example, is diagnosed with dementia? Does this mean that she can’t prepare an LPA? You might be surprised to know that just because she is [...]

2019-09-09T17:05:12+00:00 October 10th, 2019|Lasting Power of Attorney|0 Comments

WHY DO I NEED A LASTING POWER OF ATTORNEY?

Lasting Powers of Attorney can make all the difference to your peace of mind if you are elderly as you may find it impossible to make your own decisions at some point in the future. When you have a Lasting Power of Attorney in place, you can rest assured that your appointed Attorneys will be [...]

2019-09-09T16:22:51+00:00 September 19th, 2019|Lasting Power of Attorney|0 Comments

BENEFITS OF A LASTING POWER OF ATTORNEY

If you're concerned about losing your mental capacity, preparing a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) will help reduce stress and worry. Here are some of the benefits of having an LPA. It's Your Choice You're in control over who handles the decisions about your health and finances - from big decisions, like selling your house [...]

2019-09-09T16:05:44+00:00 September 9th, 2019|Lasting Power of Attorney|0 Comments

What rights does a Lasting Power of Attorney give you?

When someone (the Donor) creates a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) they are appointing someone they trust (the Attorney) to make decisions for them if they do not have the mental capacity to do  so. Under a LPA, Attorneys have the legal rights to make decisions for the Donor about finance, property, care and treatment. [...]

2018-04-16T09:56:33+00:00 March 30th, 2018|Lasting Power of Attorney|0 Comments

How does a Lasting Power of Attorney work?

A Lasting Power of Attorney (‘LPA’) gives you (the ‘Donor’) the opportunity to choose who would manage your affairs, such as health, welfare, property and finances, if you are unable to. For example, after a major accident or illness that resulted in you not having the mental capacity to do so (the ability to make [...]

2018-04-16T09:53:41+00:00 March 26th, 2018|Lasting Power of Attorney|0 Comments