What is the role of Lasting Power of Attorney?

Published: 15 November 2017

Lasting power of attorney, or LPA, is when you have legally appointed a trusted person to manage your health, possessions or finances when you are no longer able to do so yourself. Without LPA, a spouse or family member will need to apply to the Court of Protection to appoint a Deputy to your case. This is often a lengthy, complicated and financially taxing procedure. Find out more here.