Lasting Powers of Attorney
A Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) lets you choose someone to make decisions about your property and finances or health and welfare should you lose mental capacity, and in the case of financial matters if you simply no longer wish to make those decisions yourself.
Naturally none of us like to consider the possibility but sadly circumstances can arise when we may lose our decision making capabilities. If this happens without an LPA in place your loved ones will need to make an application to Court to manage your affairs on your behalf. This is a longer and more costly process, and might result in someone being appointed who you wouldn't have selected yourself.
Our team will help you create an LPA that clearly states your wishes. We'll explain the processes involved and make sure you're prepared for the future.
For more advice please contact our team.
Our Lasting Powers of Attorney Team
- Stephen Morgan
Stephen is a director who joined Harland & Co in 2002. He was previously a partner and head of Private Client in a practice based in Solihull in the West Midlands specialising in estate planning and estate administration for high net worth individuals and prior to that was an associate with both a Legal 500 firm and a niche elderly client law practice. He is a Registered Trust and Estate practitioner and a member of both Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE) and the Law Society’s Private Client Section
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- Dorothy Appleby
Dorothy's experience covers the areas of Wills, Living Wills, Administration of Estates, Trusts, Powers of Attorney and Court of Protection.
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- Kevin Grant
Kevin qualified as a solicitor in 2003 and is now an Associate within Harland & Co. He has many years experience of dealing with civil litigation and provides advice and assistance to clients who are involved in bringing or defending Court Claims.
He also has a substantial Private Client caseload dealing with Will drafting, Powers of Attorney, Court of Protection matters and the the Administration of Estates.
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