Lasting Powers of Attorney
£420.00 + VAT for a single one or £630 + VAT for both types
plus court registration fee(s)
Property and Financial Affairs Lasting Power of Attorney
The purpose of appointing this type of attorney is to enable your attorney to make decisions about your property and financial affairs when you cannot make your own decisions, or to do so at your request whilst you have capacity to give instructions, if you choose. It can include running your bank accounts and savings accounts and can allow your attorney to make investment decisions for you such as buying and selling land and property
You can include restrictions or guidance for your attorney and it is important that such instructions are worded correctly to avoid causing your attorney problems later.
Health and Welfare Lasting Power of Attorney
The purpose of appointing this type of attorney is to allow you to choose someone to make decisions about your health and personal welfare, when you are unable to make decisions for yourself. This can include decisions about your healthcare and medical treatment, decisions about where you will live and day to day decisions about your personal welfare, such as your diet, dress or daily routines.
You can also allow your attorney to make decisions about whether to consent or refuse life-sustaining treatment for you, if you wish.
Our fee for preparing a Property and Financial Affairs or Welfare Lasting power of attorney is £420.00 plus £84.00 vat. If you ask us to deal with both at the same time, the second document is charged at £210.00 plus £42.00 vat.
You may call to see us at the office or, if you live within a 20 miles radius of Plymouth, we can visit you at home, if you prefer, for no additional cost.
As with all matters we offer an initial free consultation.
Court fee to register a Lasting Power of Attorney
The Office of the Public Guardian also charges a fee for registering a Lasting Power of Attorney, which is currently £82.00 per document. Depending on your financial circumstances, you may be eligible for exemption from this fee or for a reduction requiring you to pay only half of it. We can advise you if that applies.
Free 30-Minute Initial Consultation
We offer a no obligation initial 30-minute free consultation to consider the likely cost and steps which may be necessary for any new matter.
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