Power of Attorney Lawyers Glasgow
A Power of Attorney is a useful means of protecting your personal and financial affairs should you no longer be able to deal with these yourself. You can appoint someone that you trust to make important decisions on your behalf, ensuring that these decisions are taken in line with your views and with your best interests at heart.
The Wills & Estates Solicitors at MTL Law can offer pragmatic, compassionate advice if you are considering making a Power of Attorney, and ensure you are fully informed regarding your options.
What is a Power of Attorney?
A Power of Attorney gives another person the legal authority to make important decisions for you if you are no longer able to do so. They can also support you to make decisions if you are still able to express your views on matters such as managing your finances, property and welfare.
Continuing Power of Attorney
This allows someone to look after your property and manage your finances. It can come into effect immediately or when you are no longer able to make decisions yourself.
Welfare Power of Attorney
This deals with decisions relating to your health and welfare and will only come into effect when you are no longer able to make these decisions.