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Signing and Witnessing your LPA

The Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) documents will need to be signed and witnessed. Once you have received the forms…

How can i claim a refund for the Power of Attorney registration fees?

Claim a Power of Attorney refund. You can get part of your registration fee refunded if you applied to register…

How to be an Attorney for Property & Financial Affairs

You’ve been appointed as an attorney under a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA). The person who made the Lasting Power…

Why Do People Plan Ahead?

We’re always interested to understand what motivates people to plan ahead for a time when they can’t make decisions for…

The Mental Capacity Act – what is it?

The Mental Capacity Act was created in 2005 and was designed to empower and protect those who lack mental capacity….

10 Common mistakes made when creating a Lasting Power of Attorney

The Office of the Public Guardian receive a large number of Lasting Power of Attorney applications from individuals as well…

No Lasting Power of Attorney in place?

What happens if i do not prepare a Lasting Power of Attorney?   Whilst there is an increase in the…