Why is important for me to have an LPA in place?
Making a Lasting Power of Attorney and planning for the future will ensures that you will be taken care off no matter if your life takes an unexpected turn. Once you lose the ability to understand Powers of Attorney, it’s already too late to register your wishes by law.
A Lasting Power of Attorney is way to protect yourself and your assets if anything changes suddenly and you are unable to make decisions for yourself. You can plan your future in advance and appoint people that you trust to make decisions on your behalf when you are no longer able to.
Liverpool Legal Services can guide through the process of choosing Lasting Power of Attorney’s that are right for your individual needs.
Lasting Power of Attorney for Property and Financial Affairs
This type of LPA gives your attorney(s) authority to assist with matters such as managing your bank accounts and investments, collecting benefits and pensions and buying and selling property on your behalf.
The Lasting Power of Attorney for Property and Financial Affairs can be used while you still have mental capacity such as if you have problems with your mobility or just want to be able to have someone you trust look after your property of certain of your financial affairs with your permission.
Lasting Power of Attorney for Health and Welfare
Whilst this type of LPA allows your attorney(s) to make decisions about the type of medical treatment and care services you receive, whether you move into a residential care home and, if you wish, decisions about giving or refusing consent to life-sustaining treatment.
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