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Steele & Son

WITH BAGOT HEYES

Legal services to businesses and individuals throughout the Ribble Valley and Pendle.

Clitheroe: 01200 444321  |  Barnoldswick: 01282 813385  |  Email: click to send email

A Lasting Power of Attorney is a document by which you nominate a person or people who can help you make decisions when you are not able to do so, either because you are physically frail or you are no longer able to make a decision for yourself. A Property and Financial Affairs LPA may be used as soon as it has been registered with the Office of the Public Guardian (OPG). A Health and Welfare LPA can be used after registration with the OPG, but only after you have lost capacity to make your own decision.

 

Either type of LPA can be used by the nominated person or people to reflect your wishes and in your best interests.

We will be happy to discuss requirements with you and guide you through the procedure of preparation and registration of the LPA, including consideration of the safeguards required to protect your position.

 

If you lose the ability to make your own decisions and it becomes necessary for someone (even a close relative) to act on your behalf and you have not made an LPA, it may then be necessary to apply to the Court of Protection for appointment of a deputy to make those decisions. This is a more involved and expensive procedure and may not reflect your own wishes. Because of this, we recommend planning ahead with an LPA.

 

Lasting Powers of Attorney

Lasting Power of Attorney

Any questions?

We are pleased to respond to customer enquires for quotations and also answer any questions you may have.

 

Clitheroe Office: 01200 444321                    

Barnoldswick Office: 01282 813385

Email address: SteeleReception@steeleandson.co.uk

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Please use our call back request form which can be found on our contact page or by clicking here. Simply add your details, select the service you are interested in and press send. We will then ensure a relevent member of our teams get back to you at the earliest opportunity. We look forward to hearing from you.

Additional services

You can use the quick links below to navigate our site and find details of each service.

Conveyancing Civil Litigation Employment Law Matrimonial Law Wills and Probate Lasting Powers of Attorney

Guidance and help with Financial Decisions, Health & Welfare