Powers of Attorney

Lasting powers of attorney (LPAs) are complex and important legal documents that give individuals the opportunity to plan for crucial future decisions relating to their healthcare, property, money and care plans.

At Birchall Blackburn Law our specialist lawyers can draft LPAs that cater for an individual’s exact needs and wishes when they are no longer able to communicate important decisions themselves.

We will give practical advice on the preparation and specific provisions lasting powers of attorney for both property & financial affairs and health & welfare.

  • We also act as attorneys for many clients and deal with their day to day affairs when they are no longer able to deal with them on their own
  • We also assist our clients in administering and registering eduring powers of attorney

Why go to Birchall Blackburn Law for a Lasting Power of Attorney?

Our legal experts have many years of experience in advising on LPAs and the enduring powers of attorney that came before them. We will discuss your particular wishes and family circumstances before advising on the many ways an LPA can help to protect you and your family.

We understand that the process can be daunting, but our friendly team will guide you sympathetically and sensitively through the entire process. We will complete the necessary paperwork for you and keep you regularly updated along the way.

How much does a Lasting Power of Attorney cost?

The cost varies depending on what is involved and the work required. Once an assessment of your circumstances has been carried out, we will explain the costs involved and give you information about the funding options available to you.

We offer a tailored approach to legal costs, ranging from fixed fees to staged payments, or hourly rates. We will always provide a detailed cost estimate in writing at the outset.

There is a court fee of £82.00 to register an LPA application. You may be exempt from paying this fee in certain circumstances and we will advise on whether this applies to you.

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