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Lasting Power of Attorney Stories

Updated: Nov 12, 2023

The Office of the Public Guardian shares Kamlesh's Blog.


This week, we have promoted the importance of being open about money. In a blog from Kamlesh on the .gov website, he explains why family gatherings and celebrations could be a good opportunity to broach the subject of a lasting power of attorney (LPA).


Kamlesh believes the whole family can be involved in the discussion so that everything is out in the open and there are no surprises. This very open and frank blog answers the following questions:-


  1. Why did Kamlesh get an LPA?

  2. How an LPA has helped him and his family

  3. Kamlesh's relationship with his attorneys

  4. How do you choose your attorney?

  5. When did Kamlesh bring up the subject of an LPA with his loved ones?

  6. Why should people think about an LPA?





In Kamlesh's blog, he highlights how there was a lot of information online, from registration applications. Although it took time, it was simple.

In Kamlesh's blog, he highlights how there was a lot of information online, from registration applications. Although it took time, it was simple.


Lasting Power of Attorney Legal Advice


Individuals may not fully comprehend the nuances of when and how a power of attorney can be utilised, which is a significant gap. For example, if you are involved in extreme sports, it is wise to have an LPA just in case of an accident. An LPA is not just for the elderly it can be for the thrill seeker. While information can be accessed online, understanding may be incomplete. Additionally, for individuals with unique circumstances, the added layer of legal support can prove invaluable, making a substantial difference in navigating the complexities of the process.



Read Kamlesh's Blog from the Office of the Public Guardian (2023, November 10). Power of Attorney Stories Kamlesh https://publicguardian.blog.gov.uk/2023/11/10/power-of-attorney-stories-kamlesh/

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