Everything you need to know about Lasting Power of Attorneys
Record numbers of people are formally assigning emergency decision-making to those they trust with a Lasting Power of Attorney. 726,000 people handed over control of their affairs to those they trust in 2016 alone and the figure has grown by 180 percent in the last 5 years alone.
Who can see my will?
We are frequently contacted by individuals wanting to confirm if we are holding a family member’s will.
Considering taking on a lasting power of attorney?
A lasting power of attorney (LPA) is a legal agreement allowing an individual to give authority to someone they trust in order to make key decisions on their behalf. There are two types of LPA, one covering financial affairs and the other health and wellbeing, both being used when an individual is no longer able to make important decisions themselves.