CHANGES TO ENDURING POWERS OF ATTORNEY - PERSONAL CARE & WELFARE, PROPERTY

From 16 March 2017 law changes around Enduring Powers of Attorney come into effect.

The changes include the introduction of new forms which:

  • are in plain English;
  • are ‘tick-box’; and
  • are more comprehensive.

If you already have Enduring Powers of Attorney in place, do not worry, these changes do not invalidate or alter your existing Enduring Powers of Attorney. Only new Enduring Powers of Attorney executed after this date must be in the new form.

It is important to regularly ensure your affairs are kept up-to-date and reflect what you want. If you are considering putting Enduring Powers of Attorney in place, or updating your existing ones, or you would just like to discuss them with us, please do not hesitate to get in touch. Our contact details are here.

If you want to learn more about Enduring Powers of Attorney, and why they are so important, you can read more about them here.