LPA’s

The use of Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs) - where an ‘Attorney’ is appointed to make decisions on your behalf should you become unable to make them yourself - has increased significantly in recent years. However, it would be a mistake to view LPAs as purely...

The number of people making Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs) has increased enormously in recent years. According to data from a Freedom of Information request, the number of LPAs has increased threefold since 2010.  This is undoubtedly a good thing; as the alternative is too monstrous...

A former Senior Judge recently shared his view on the risks surrounding Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs) and the need for the public to ‘be aware’ of them.  Sadly he only put one side of the story (and it probably won’t surprise you to hear...

Becoming an Attorney for someone means taking on the responsibility to either help them make decisions, or to make decisions on their behalf when they lack the capacity to do so. Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs) are associated with a person’s ‘property and affairs’, and ‘health...