What is a Lasting Power of Attorney?
A Lasting Power of Attorney is a legal document that lets you appoint someone
to make decisions about your welfare, money or property. It can be used at any
time when if you are not able to make your own decisions
There are two different types of Lasting Power of Attorney:
• Health and Welfare Lasting Power of Attorney
• Property and Financial Affairs Lasting Power of Attorney
Health and welfare Lasting Power of Attorney
A health and welfare Lasting Power of Attorney allows you to choose one
or more people to make decisions for things such as medical treatment.
A health and welfare Lasting Power of Attorney can only be used if you
lack the ability to make decisions for yourself.
Property and financial Affairs Lasting Power of
A property and financial affairs Lasting Power of Attorney lets you
choose one or more people to make property and financial affairs
decisions for you. This could include decisions about paying bills or
selling your home. You can appoint someone as an attorney to look after
your property and financial affairs at any time. You can also include a
condition that means the attorney can only make decisions when you
lose the ability to do so yourself.
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