Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) - the lasting power of peace of mind

The lasting power of peace of mind

More people are now setting up a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA)… and not just those in later life. The growing use of LPAs is hardly surprising given our ageing population, but it is a mistake to think that they are just for the elderly or those in failing health. An accident or sudden illness can occur at any time of life. In England and Wales there are two types of LPA: one covering health and welfare, the other for property and financial affairs…