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Have you considered what would happen if you were not able to make decisions for yourself through ill health?
To ensure you have the right person making the right decision on your behalf you need a Lasting Power of Attorney.
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Whilst you are able to make decisions for yourself, for peace of mind you may wish to consider how you would want your affairs dealt with if you became unable to manage owing to ill health or lack of capacity.
By setting up a Power of Attorney you can appoint one or more people to assist you with your financial affairs, your health and welfare or to sign documents for you.
To arrange an initial free discussion with a member of our experienced Private Client team, please contact us today; we can offer you advice and prepare you for the legalities involved in all types of Powers of Attorney.
There are two types of LPA:
- Property and financial affairs (this allows an Attorney to pay bills, manage your bank account, receive/collect your income or benefits, sell your house, and other similar functions.)
- Health & welfare (this allows an Attorney to make decisions about your healthcare and medical treatment, decisions about where you live and day to day decisions about your personal welfare such as diet, dress or daily routine. A Health & Welfare Attorney can only ever act when you are unable to make such decisions for yourself.)
All types must be registered at the Office of the Public Guardian before the attorney can act.
Support and Advice
We can help you decide upon the Power of attorney that is best suited for you and guide you through the important decisions that need to be made to ensure that all appropriate safeguards are met.
We can assist with all key steps required to ensure that your Power of Attorney is effective including:
- Acting as a certificate provider.
- Registering an EPA or LPA with the Office of the Public Guardian ensuring that any required people are served beforehand.
We will be pleased to give advice to your chosen attorneys regarding their status and the principles that they must apply in accordance with The Mental Capacity Act, 2005.
In some cases if you have no family to act as an attorney you can appoint our partners to manage your financial affairs in the event that you become incapacitated.