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  • Emma Fuller - Wills, Probate and LPA
    Can an Attorney under a Lasting Power of Attorney retire?
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    The short answer is yes; an Attorney is entitled to resign at any point for any reason.  No-one is compelled to take on the role of an Attorney as the position is a voluntary one.  Whilst many LPAs remain in place for lifetime and are very valuable documents for the family, there are some situations… Learn more

  • What are the different types of lasting Powers of Attorney?
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    There are two different types of Lasting Powers of Attorney although it is perfectly acceptable to have both. The first type of power is a Lasting Power of Attorney for Property and Financial Affairs. This power allows the attorney to deal with the finances, banking, bills, stocks, shares and their properties. The second type of… Learn more

  • Emma Fuller - Wills, Probate and LPA
    What is the difference between a Lasting Power of Attorney and a Deputy?
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    Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPA) and Deputy Orders are legal appointments of a person or person/s to deal with the affairs of a person who lacks mental capacity. Both appointments can be made to make decisions about the person’s financial matters or their health and welfare. The differences between the LPA and Deputy appointments are… Learn more

  • Emma Fuller - Wills, Probate and LPA
    Living Wills and Health and Welfare Lasting Powers of Attorney
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    Living Wills A living Will (otherwise known as Advance Directions or Advance decisions) is a document which enables you to set out your wishes as to what treatment you should receive when you lack capacity to make those decisions. This is legally binding if prepared correctly. It is necessary to ensure that any advance decision… Learn more

  • Emma Fuller - Wills, Probate and LPA
    What is an LPA? Should I have one?
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    An LPA is short for a Lasting Power of Attorney. Many people do not understand what these are and why it is important to have one. LPA’s are often associated with getting older and retired people; why bother sorting it now and paying out when there is plenty of time to worry about this in… Learn more

  • Emma Fuller - Wills, Probate and LPA
    Why do I need a Lasting Power of Attorney?
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    A Lasting Power of Attorney is the ability to allow someone to make decisions and manage the affairs of someone who no longer has the capacity to do these important things. There are two types of Lasting Power of Attorney; one which allows the attorney to manage the person’s property and financial affairs and one… Learn more

  • Emma Fuller - Wills, Probate and LPA
    Lasting Powers of Attorney, Advance Directives and Living Wills – what are they?
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    A living will is the term used for a document covering a decision in relation to medical treatment in case you do not have the mental capacity to make the decision at the time in question. This document is not legally binding but normally would be taken into account by the professionals looking after you… Learn more

  • Emma Fuller - Wills, Probate and LPA
    The role of the Court of Protection and Lasting Powers of Attorney
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    The Court of Protection (COP) is a specialist court which deals with all issues relating to people who lack the capacity to make decisions for themselves. The Court is guided by the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and is duty bound to act in the best interests of the patient at all times. There are many… Learn more

  • EHL Family Law Team
    Lasting Powers of Attorney – How do they Work?
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    People often ask us about these.  They are an extremely useful way of keeping a level of continuity of control of your affairs should you become too ill to manage.   A general Power of Attorney allows someone to act on your behalf so, for example, if you were going abroad and you needed some… Learn more

  • Legal Help At The Hardest of Times with EHL
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      Christmas is a wonderful time of the year when we are able to spend quality time with our families and loved ones. It is a chance for most people to catch up with friends and family who they may not see for most of the year, and while this is more often than not… Learn more

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