A HELPFUL EXPLANATION OF THE TERMS FOUND IN LASTING POWERS OF ATTORNEY
We have seen a huge surge in the amount of new and returning clients instructing us in relation to Lasting Powers of Attorney. Sadly, in these days of increasing dementia diagnoses and care admissions many experts believe that entering into a Lasting Power of Attorney and regularly reviewing it is as important as having a valid Will in place. But completing the 20+ page document and then registering it at the Office of The Public Guardian can be daunting, and ensuring it is all done correctly even more so.
To ease some of this stress, we have compiled a glossary of terms found in Lasting Powers of Attorney documentation to provide an explanation of what it all means.
GLOSSARY OF TERMS
The person or people appointed by you to act on your behalf in the event that you are becoming or have