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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+00:00October 10th, 2019|Lasting Power of Attorney|0 Comments

Lasting Powers of Attorney – For you or for your loved ones?

I often find that the importance of preparing Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs) is not lost on people, but the urgency certainly is. Most people think that preparing their Will is more important. Some even think it is a case of either making their Wills or preparing LPAs. The fact of the matter is [...]

2020-05-22T10:27:16+00:00January 18th, 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+00:00March 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+00:00March 26th, 2018|Lasting Power of Attorney|0 Comments