In a similar manner to Wills, Lasting Power of Attorneys are important as it allows you to appoint someone you trust to look after your affairs in the unfortunate event that you lose your capacity to make decisions through illness or an accident.
With the advances in medical treatment and care, and our desire to push our bodies to the limits, more and more people who have suffered horrific injuries are able to survive. Whilst this is fantastic, it can bring with it problems for families to know what their loved ones would like and how to administer things, should they be unable to communicate their wishes.
A Lasting Power of Attorney can help deal with finances and property or health and medical care. You can either have both or each one separately.
LPAs are registered at the office of the public guardian and allow someone you trust to:
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