Powers Of Attorney

What Is A Power Of Attorney - Seatons Law

What Is A Power Of Attorney?

A Power of Attorney (POA) is a legal document in the UK that allows an individual to appoint someone they trust to make decisions on their behalf if they become unable to do so.

A Guide To LPA - Seatons Law

A Guide To LPA

A Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) is a legal document that allows someone else, known as an Attorney, to make decisions on your behalf in the event that you are no longer able to make decisions for yourself.

Court Rules On Inheritance

Attorneys have a duty to act in the best interests of the Donor (person who gave them the Power to act as Attorney). This includes only making gifts which the Donor would ordinarily have made for seasonal purposes and only then with regard to the Donor’s funds at the time.

Power of Attorney – The Importance of Getting it Right

A Power of Attorney is a useful method protection if you become unable to deal with financial matters yourself. However, nominating a loved one to take on this responsibility may not always be the best option, it may be wiser to use a good lawyer instead as the following case demonstrates.