Lasting Power of Attorney – how to ensure you still have your say!

A Lasting Power of Attorney gives family members or friends the ability to act in the best interests of their loved ones if they are unable to make their own decisions. This could be either through ill health or incapacity.


It’s a common misconception that a spouse or child of an individual has the authority to take over should someone become incapacitated. This is simply not the case.

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