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Can I make a Lasting Power of Attorney during lockdown?

Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors explain how the current global pandemic does not stop you from looking after your assets.

Alongside making a Will we have also had numerous queries regarding the drafting and completion of lasting powers of attorney during lockdown.

Again in most circumstances we can still assist our clients using the same methods as making your will or Family Trust, those being telephone, email or video calls through various websites or software available.

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By making a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) you are able to choose who has the responsibility of looking after your affairs if you were to become incapable of doing so yourself.

There are two different types of Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPA): Health and Welfare Lasting Powers of Attorney and Financial. You may need one or both, it very much depends on the circumstances.

​Anyone can become physically or mentally incapable as a result of an illness or accident regardless of how old they are. A will operates only after death but in this day and age, it is a wise precaution to have appointed attorneys that you trust to make important decisions and take important actions on your behalf should the need arise.

Again if you wish to discuss making a Lasting Power of Attorney at this time please contact us on 0333 444 4422 or make an online enquiry.