Powers of Attorney

These can be of three normal types, and are made in order to authorise somebody else/ others to manage decisions for you if you are unable to make them yourself.

It is always worth considering whether a Power of Attorney should be put in place in case of unexpected absences or emergencies. There is no way of using an unregistered Lasting Power of Attorney (though an Enduring Power of Attorney can be used for limited purposes whilst it is being registered) so advance preparation IF YOU HAVE A SUITABLE ATTORNEY WHO IS ABLE AND WILLING TO ACT AND WHO YOU TRUST COMPLETELY is recommended. You should not make any sort of power of attorney if you do not trust a person to be appointed.

There are different types of powers of attorney:

Click on the links for more information about each type or, for more details or to discuss your requirements, please contact:

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