Lasting Power of Attorny
If you haven't already, think about making a 'Lasting Power of Attorney', for peace of mind.
Applying for a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) cannot be done if the Donor lacks capacity.
If a Donor does not have a LPA and has lost capacity his or her affairs will be managed by the Court of Protection. It can result in delay, expense and imposition of restrictions.
Once registered the Power can be used, with the Donors permission, while he is compos mentis if requiried. However, if the Donor is unable to act for him/herself due to temporary or permanent loss of capacity, the attorney is obliged by law to act in the Donors best interest.
Talk to us about making a Lasting Power of Attorney. We can also help with making a Will.