When you write your will you need to name an executor to administer your estate. When making a Power of Attorney, you’ll name an attorney to help make decisions when you’re no longer able to.
You can choose more than one executor or attorney – but what happens when the people who are supposed to look after you and your bits and bobs don’t agree with each other?
Making a Power of Attorney is simple – so why do so many of us not have one yet?
Being someone’s attorney is a big task. Who will you choose to hold Power of Attorney and help you when you can no longer help yourself?
If you believe someone’s attorney is abusing their authority, there are a number of ways Powers of Attorney can be revoked.
If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with dementia, legal support may be furthest from your mind, but it's a good time to start preparing for the future.
So, you’ve decided to make a Power of Attorney. Now comes the tricky part: how much will it all cost?
Power of Attorney and a Deputyship Order are both governed by the Court of Protection, but in the eyes of the law they’re very different. Deciding which is needed is important.
Every question you’ve probably ever had about Power of Attorney.
Talking about Power of Attorney can be difficult. So, how can you broach the subject with an elderly parent, relative, or even your spouse and ease their worries?