Powers of attorney

This part of the site provides legal information and documents relating to Powers of attorney. Powers of attorney allow you to arrange in advance for trusted people to manage your affairs should you become unable to do so.

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Debt recovery

Compatible region(s): Scotland Northern Ireland England Wales
This document allows you to draw up a general power of attorney authorising one or more persons to collect debts on your behalf – it is strictly limited to this one purpose. You might want to use… Read more
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Objections

You can use this form to object to the registration of a lasting power of attorney (LPA). You must be either an intended attorney or a named person (also known as 'person to be told' or 'person to… Read more
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Compatible region(s): England Wales
This form can be used either to object to the registration of an enduring power of attorney (EPA) or to seek registration if registration has been suspended. It is only suitable for the donor of the EPA… Read more
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Compatible region(s): England Wales
If you are the donor in a lasting power of attorney (LPA), whether property and financial affairs or health and welfare, and you wish to object to your LPA being registered, you should use this form to… Read more
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Use this document to object to the registration of a lasting power of attorney (LPA) if you are one of the attorney's 'people to notify' (also known as 'people to be told' or 'named persons') listed in… Read more
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If you are using form COP 7 to object to the Court of Protection about the registration of a lasting power of attorney (LPA), you also need to send this LPA 8 form to the Office of the Public Guardian… Read more
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Powers of attorney

If you are in Scotland, use this document to appoint another person to look after your financial affairs and personal welfare (i.e. your health and social affairs). Your attorney can either take up the… Read more
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Compatible region(s): Scotland
If you are in Scotland, use this document to appoint another person to look after your financial affairs. Your attorney can either take up this power immediately or, if you choose, not until 2 doctors… Read more
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Compatible region(s): Northern Ireland
An enduring power of attorney allows you to give others the legal ability to manage your affairs, if you ever become unable to manage them yourself or communicate your wishes, possibly as a result of… Read more
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Compatible region(s): England Wales
Granting a general power of attorney allows someone else (the appointed attorney) the authority to manage your (the donor's) affairs for a set period of time, for example, whilst overseas for a couple of… Read more
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Compatible region(s): Northern Ireland
Granting a general power of attorney allows someone else (the appointed attorney) the authority to manage your (the donor's) affairs for a set period of time, for example, whilst overseas for a couple of… Read more
Price: Free
Compatible region(s): Scotland
Granting a general power of attorney allows someone else (the appointed attorney) the authority to manage your (the granter's) affairs for a set period of time, for example, whilst overseas for a couple… Read more
Price: Free
Compatible region(s): England Wales
If some day you are no longer able to look after your own health and welfare (i.e. your social and healthcare needs), a lasting power of attorney will give that power to another person, called your… Read more
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If some day you are no longer able to look after your own financial affairs, due to factors like illness, accident or the onset of dementia, a lasting power of attorney (LPA) will give that power to… Read more
Price: Free
Compatible region(s): Scotland
If you are in Scotland, use this document to appoint another person to look after your personal welfare, i.e. your health and social needs. This power will only come into effect when 2 doctors certify… Read more
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Registrations

Before the registration of an EPA can proceed, notice must be served on the donor, at least three relatives of the donor and any attorney who is not applying. This document creates the required notice… Read more
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If you are the attorney in an EPA and wish to register the document, you must give notice of your intention to register with EP1 PG. You must notify the donor and a minimum of three of the donor's… Read more
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Compatible region(s): Northern Ireland
Attorneys of an enduring power of attorney (EPA) which was created in Northern Ireland should use this document in order to register the EPA. This registration should take place as soon as the attorneys… Read more
Price: Free
Compatible region(s): England Wales
Use this document if you were appointed an attorney under an enduring power of attorney (EPA) in England & Wales and you need to register the EPA because the donor is, or is becoming, incapable of… Read more
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Before registering a lasting power of attorney (LPA) you have to use this form to notify certain people of your intention to register it. These people, if any, will be listed in the LPA. This document… Read more
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Revocation

Compatible region(s): Northern Ireland England Wales
Use this document to cancel either a General power of attorney (sometimes called an Ordinary power of attorney), or an Enduring power of attorney (EPA). If you want to revoke an EPA, you can only use… Read more
Price: Free
Compatible region(s): Northern Ireland England Wales
Use this document to revoke an enduring power of attorney (EPA) that you have made. You cannot use this document if the EPA has been registered with The Office of the Public Guardian in England &… Read more
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