Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA)
"Time Stops for Man"
None of us like to think of a time when we are no longer able to manage our own affairs. However it is reassuring to know there are procedures in place that allow a chosen person to do it for you.
A Lasting Power of Attorney is legal document which permits a trusted family member or professional advisor to run your affairs when are no longer able to due to infirmity or illness.
There are two different types of LPAs:
- Property and Financial Affairs: Allowing somebody to deal with your assets.
- Health and Welfare: Allowing somebody to make decisions about issues such as what medical treatment you receive and where you live.
With a Lasting Power of Attorney in place, you will save your family the slow and expensive procedure applying to the courts to enable them to help you with your affairs. Being able to release assets, access your savings and bank accounts to deal with your day to day finances – without having to worry about all the red tape! Levi Solicitors are here to give you that peace of mind.
We take care of all the registration formalities and legal procedures setting up a Lasting Power of Attorney so that it is ready to go, should the day come when you need it.
Don’t bet on the unforeseen; put you and your family at ease for the future. Contact Andrew Milburn for a free initial consultation on 0113 297 3181 (home visits available).
Additional: Andrew is a solicitor in the Private Client Team. Specialising in wide range of areas including Wills & estate planning, probate, estate administration, estate disputes, lasting powers of attorney, court of protection work and issues involving care home fees.
Andrew is also a member of Solicitors for the Elderly and a Dementia Friend
Guest Blogger – Levi Solicitors LLP
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