powers of attorney

Can I make an online Power Of Attorney?

Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs) are important legal instruments because they take effect when someone loses the ability to make key decisions about their health and welfare or their finances. We have explained how LPAs work in detail before, and what happens if someone loses capacity without an LPA in place. At Gamlins Solicitors LLP, … Read more

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Emergency Power of Attorney: When and How to Obtain It

Accidents can happen to anyone at any time, and sometimes these accidents can result in individuals losing the ability to make their own decisions. In such cases, the Court of Protection in the UK steps in to protect the interests of these vulnerable individuals and make important legal decisions on their behalf. In this comprehensive … Read more

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Do I Need a Business Lasting Power of Attorney?

The benefits of having a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) for individuals, both for finances and for health and welfare, are well known, but a less-often talked about scenario is what will happen in the event that a business owner is unable to make their own decisions in relation to the company. This is where … Read more

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Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPA) vs Court of Protection Deputyship Order

Whether this is something that you are considering for yourself or in relation to a family member or another loved one, it is essential to understand the differences between Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPA) and a Court of Protection Deputyship order. This can make a huge difference to the processes and decisions that can be … Read more

Selfie shots signal end to informal financial management

International payment processor Visa is launching a platform to allow banks to integrate biometric security that will use selfies, fingerprints or voice records to approve purchases in the drive against fraud. In the first six months of 2017, over £500 million in attempted card fraud was prevented, with actual fraud losses coming in at just … Read more

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