Lasting Power of Attorney

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LASTING POWER OF ATTORNEY – PROPERTY & FINANCIAL AFFAIRS or HEALTH & WELFARE

Everybody who makes a Will should also consider making a Lasting Power of Attorney, Property & Financial Affairs or Health & Welfare (or both) because if you care enough about what happens to your assets after you die, you ought to care even more about keeping them safe whilst you are alive.

While a Will ensures that your estate is distributed according to your wishes when you die, a Property & Finance LPA protects your assets and a Health & Welfare LPA determines health care decisions by authorising somebody chosen by you to deal with your property & financial affairs or health & welfare on your behalf (should you become unable to manage them yourself) whilst you are alive.    

A Lasting Power of Attorney - Property & Financial Affairs or Health & Welfare  is a document that you sign to appoint somebody to act for you in matters concerning your Property &  Financial Affairs or Health & Welfare, should you for any reason become unable to manage them yourself.

They are both powerful and complex documents but don't worry – after specific information has been received from you; Wills in Minutes take care of the legalities and produce the relevant document for registration to the Office of Public Guardian.