Power of Attorney Cheltenham, Gloucester & Gloucesershire
As an aging population the realities of losing mental or physical capacity at some point in your life are becoming more and more possible. This is where a Power of Attorney can help you.
In essence these legal documents grant your chosen individuals the rights to make decisions relating to your financial matters and physical health. As well as ensuring it is your closest loved ones and Trusted individuals that can make these decisions on your behalf, it also ensures any joint bank accounts and investments remain in place.
When a Power of Attorney is not in place and an individual no longer has the physical or mental capacity to make these decisions for themselves, the decision making power passes to the Court of Protection. This can cost many thousands of pounds and can take a long time, whereas decisions can be made quickly by your chosen individuals if you grant them rights in a Power of Attorney.
There are two different types of Power of Attorney available:
- Health and Welfare
Your Attorneys have to act in your best interests and can only take on the tasks you allow them.
If you are looking for a Power of Attorney in the Cheltenham and Gloucester area or further afield in the Three Counties please do not hesitate contact us so we can ensure you have the right protection in place.