Court of protection & powers of attorney

Court of Protection and Powers of Attorney: guidance for professional and financial institutions

From time to time, financial and professional institutions will come across different powers of attorney. This guidance has been provided by Wright Hassall and is derived from a note prepared by Solicitors for the Elderly, a national association of lawyers whose members specialise in advising older and vulnerable clients of which Wright Hassall’s advisors are members.

Guide to Lasting Powers of Attorneys

Have you ever considered what would happen if you became physically and/or mentally incapable of managing your affairs? When you plan for the future it is sensible to plan for as many eventualities as possible. A Power of Attorney can help in many situations. For instance, it may come in useful if you are away from the country for long periods, or if you suffer an illness or accident which means you are not able to manage your own affairs.

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