What is a power of attorney and when should I make one?

A power of attorney is a legal document which allows someone you trust to make decisions for you or on your behalf. This can last for any length of time, before or during a period of vulnerability. Depending on the type of power of attorney you want to set up, you may need to register it with the Office of the Public Guardian (a government body) first.

Read more about making a power of attorney and the different types.

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