The Court of Protection (COP) has provided some much welcome guidance on gifts to third parties authorised by Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) documents. The COP confirmed that the overriding concern is the best interests of the donor, or person making the…
We regularly advise clients on, and prepare, Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) and arrange for them to be registered with the Office of the Public Guardian so that they are ready to be used if ever needed.
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We also regularly advise and assist clients who have prepared Enduring Powers of Attorney (EPA) (prior to LPAs being introduced in 2007) with either preparing new, more comprehensive LPAs, or with registering their Enduring Power of Attorney when they are obliged to do so.
We can also prepare bespoke General Powers of Attorney, for example, for situations where you will be absent for a transaction and need to appoint a person to act on your behalf.
If you would like any advice on LPAs, EPAs or General Powers of Attorney or if you would like us to prepare any documentation for you, please contact Stephanie Parish on 0113 336 3355 or at email@example.com