This document allows you to nominate up to six people and/or a trust corporation to make decisions about your financial affairs in the event that you can no longer do so yourself. You can also set restrictions and leave guidance on what decisions they can make. Once completed, this document must be registered with the Office of the Public Guardian (OPG), and the registration forms you need to do this are included with your property and financial affairs LPA. However, a separate fee of £110 will be payable to the OPG. Once registered, the power comes into effect when you lose the mental capacity to make decisions for yourself (e.g. you are comatose or suffering from dementia).
Please note: An additional fee of £110.00 payable to the Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) is required to register your LPA.
Read our Guide to making a power of attorney to learn more about the process and how you can prepare.
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