Power of Attorney
A Lasting Power Of Attorney (LPA) is a legal document that lets a person (the ‘donor’) appoint one or more people (known as ‘attorneys’) to help them make decisions or to make decisions on their behalf.
The person must:
There are 2 types of LPA:
This type of LPA can only be used when a person is unable to make their own decisions.
The second type of LPA can be uses as soon as it is registered; with the person (donor’s) permission.
You can choose to make one type or both.
Registering a LPA with the Office of the Public Guardian, can usually take up to 10 weeks.
Attesting, Apostilling and authorisation of Power of Attorneys
Here at Kingdom Solicitors, our professional solicitors, can attest a Power of Attorney. In the event that the Power of Attorney is needed abroad. It is required to apostille the document(s) (get the relevant documents legalised at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office) and then authorised by the relevant authority/High Commission in that country.