It may be hard to imagine a time when you may not want to make decisions or may be unable to make decisions about your health, finances or property. However, if your health deteriorates over time or very suddenly due to an unforeseen accident a Lasting or ‘Enduring’ Power of Attorney is a vital and powerful legal document to have in place. If no Lasting Power of Attorney is in place financial assets including a bank account may be frozen if a person is assessed to lack mental capacity to make a decision.
We can provide you with advice regarding Enduring Powers of Attorney which have been replaced by Lasting Powers of Attorney and assist with the drawing up of Health and Welfare Lasting Powers of Attorney and Property and Affairs Lasting Powers of Attorney.
Drawing up a Lasting Power of Attorney involves the use of legal forms and carries costs. We can save you the hassle these forms create, as well as ensuring there are no mistakes made so that you can carry on with your life secure in the knowledge that preparations have been made in the event of an unforeseen accident.
Who inherits if someone dies without a will? A person who dies without leaving a will is called an intestate person.
So that you can access our services in the most convenient way possible we offer three different ways to make your Lasting Power of Attorney:
- Online with a review by a solicitor
- Online but with assistance from us over the phone using our instruction form
- Or you can come in and see us.
Lasting Power of Attorney – Price guide
Lasting Power of Attorney (property and finances) – £450 plus VAT
Lasting Power of Attorney (health and welfare – £450 plus VAT
Online self assembly for partial assistance with a Lasting Power of Attorney – £105 inclusive of VAT: Online LPA
Registration fee payable to the Office of the Public Guardian (if required) – £130
Home and hospital visits are £50 plus VAT for each attendance required.