you don't have to.
Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA)
This allows you to appoint someone to deal with as many aspects of your affairs as you require. They are bound by the Court of Protection and have a duty to act in your best interests – and will continue to have power should you lose mental capacity. There are two types of LPA:
- Property and Affairs LPA
This relates to your property and financial affairs.
- Health and Welfare LPA
This allows you to set out what medical treatment you would like to receive, or how you would like to be cared for in the future.
For an LPA to be valid, it needs to be registered with the Office of the Public Guardian and a registration fee paid – and this is something which we can arrange for you as part of our service.
We can also advise you on what action you can take to overturn or challenge a dispute, should one arise.