Help Guides

Here you’ll find some of our frequently requested help guides. We review and add to this list from time to time. If you are looking for information on a topic that isn’t covered here, please feel free to contact us.

Acting as an Attorney: Your Powers and Duties Explained

If you are named as an Attorney in a Lasting Power of Attorney, then you may be required to make decisions about the affairs of a friend or family member.

Appointing a Professional Attorney in your LPA(s)

Attorneys have to make very complex decisions about another person’s finances or health and welfare. Because of this, you may wish to consider appointing a professional to carry out the role.

Lasting Powers of Attorney

If you are named as an Attorney in a Lasting Power of Attorney, then you may be required to make decisions about the affairs of a friend or family member.

Lasting Powers of Attorney: Should I Replace my Enduring Power of Attorney?

If you made an Enduring Power of Attorney before they were replaced with Lasting Powers of Attorney in 2007, you may wish to consider whether it’s still valid.

Lasting Powers of Attorney: Special considerations for business owners

If you own a business, there are a range of special considerations to keep in mind when making a Lasting Power of Attorney.

Registering Enduring Powers of Attorney

An Enduring Power of Attorney must be registered when the person who made it begins to lose mental capacity.

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