As someone becomes more unwell, they’re likely to find it more difficult to manage their money and financial affairs, and may also become unable to make decisions about their health and care.

A lasting power of attorney (LPA) is a legal document in which someone (the donor) gives another person (the attorney) the right to help them make decisions, or take decisions on their behalf.

Read our Guide to Lasting Power of Attorney to find out more about what LPA entails, when you should look to put it in place, and how to get the ball rolling.

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