Crown Law Solicitors

Lasting Power Of Attorney

What exactly is a Lasting Power of Attorney?

A lasting power of attorney (or LPA) is a legal document that specifies the choices you want your selected attorney to make on your behalf if you lose mental ability in the future.

There are two kinds of durable powers of attorney:

  • Lasting power of attorney for health and welfare: This provides your attorney the authority to make choices affecting your welfare, such as where you reside.
  • Lasting power of attorney for property and financial affairs: This provides your attorney authority to manage your money.

Lasting Power of Attorney or LPA is putting in place provisions should something happen to you in your lifetime which renders you unable or incapable of making decisions about your life and your assets. The putting in place of Lasting Power of Attorney protects you in such circumstances.

The LPA is a legal document that appoints a person (or lasting power of attorney solicitors) to represent you and act in your place making decisions on your behalf in the event you lose the ability to do so.

A Lasting Power of Attorney can be used in a number of scenarios:

  • You wish to protect yourself, your requirements, and your assets in the event of something occurring rendering you incapable of making a decision be that for physical or mental health reasons.
  • You are aware that you may become incapacitated and wish to appoint a person (or people) to manage your affairs.
  • You are unable to physically carry out your affairs and you wish to have another person (or people) manage your affairs for you.
  • You are traveling or abroad for an extended period of time and require another person (or people) to manage your affairs while you are away.

An LPA can be put in place to cover:

  • Your Property and Financial Affairs
  • Your Health and Welfare

Crown Law Solicitors have experienced Lasting Power of Attorney Solicitors who will work with you to put in place an LPA. As with all power of attorney services at Crown Law Solicitors you will be appointed an expert lasting power of attorney solicitors in London to work on your case to who you will have direct access.

Our experienced Lasting Power of Attorney solicitors will help you understand the full implication of appointing an LPA and will ensure that the process is managed properly and ensure the Lasting Power of Attorney is registered with the office of the Public Guardian.

It is important when making the decision to appoint an LPA that it is correctly completed to avoid any risk of this being challenged at a later date.

Crown Law Solicitors will work with you to ensure that your LPA is drafted properly, that you understand the implication and those you appoint to act as your attorney are also fully aware of their requirements (when appropriate).

Our Fees & Making Contact

We work to a range of fixed fees and where those are not possible we will provide you with a very clear and transparent fee quotation which will ensure you are fully aware of the fees you need to pay, to who and when.

To obtain a quotation or to speak to one of our experienced Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) solicitors in London, you can call us on 0208 175 6733 or email us or complete an online inquiry.