Tuesday, 5 January 2016

10 Things You Need To Know About Lasting Power of Attorney

     1. Only 5% of People in England and Wales have Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPA’s) in Place – It’s not just you.

2. Anyone over the age of 18 can make LPA’s – You are not too young.

3. Banks can (and do) restrict even joint accounts on loss of capacity of a single holder – Don’t take the chance.

4. Your Health and Welfare LPA is the only way that someone else can make care decisions for you – Don’t let social services choose who cares for you.

5. A Property & Financial LPA can be used on your instructions if you haven’t lost capacity – Get the kids to do the hard work for you.

6. A Health and Welfare LPA can let your attorneys choose to let you go with dignity – Without one you might be treated against your wishes.

7. Your attorneys are legally required to look after your best interests – They can’t spend your money on a cruise!

8. You can express your wishes in your LPA’s – Helping your attorneys make the right decisions.

9. A LPA must be registered before use – No chance of being defrauded.

10. Your LPA’s are essential for protecting your assets.

These essential documents can be made quickly and easily from as little as £200* and we offer free home visits at a time that suits you, so what are you waiting for – call us today 01778 382723.

*Single LPA £250, any 2 LPA’s £200 each, price quoted excludes government registration fees.

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