If you would like to appoint another person or a number of people (relatives, friends or professional advisors for example) to assist you with or make decisions for you about your finances and property or about your health and welfare (should this at any time be necessary) you may do so by making a Lasting Power of Attorney.
Why should I make a Power of Attorney?
A Lasting Power of Attorney is vital should an individual lose mental capacity temporarily due to an accident perhaps or permanently later in life due to an illness such as dementia. It can sometimes also be extremely useful in the event of simply being out of the country for an extended period of time or for those who find it difficult to hear on the telephone or visit a bank or other organisation.
A Power of Attorney ensures that in the event of you not wanting to or being unable to manage these issues for yourself, the person or people you have chosen will be able to do what you have authorised them to do on your behalf.
We will explain the options and prepare and register the Power of Attorney for you. We also act as Attorneys for clients who have no close relative or friend able and willing to do so.
If you have any further queries contact us to discuss or to make an appointment.