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Lasting Power of Attorney

If a power of attorney is not in place, a person’s loss of mental capacity will mean that a Court of Protection Deputyship Order may have to be applied for.

 

The process takes time and because the Court is involved and are focused on the welfare of the individual it can feel intrusive for the family. It is also expensive with typical costs of around £3,000.

 

To avoid this, set up a power of attorney while you are able.

 

The Care Aware Postal service is available for £160 per document – click here for more information.



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