Following a change in legislation in October 2007 it is no longer possible to create new Enduring Powers or amend existing ones.

Enduring Powers of Attorney created before October 2007 remain valid and effective.

Enduring Powers provide your Attorneys with power to manage your financial affairs. In essence they can do practically everything you can do with your finances and property. They are active on completion, although they can also include restrictions as to their use.

The overriding duty of the Attorneys is to act in the best interest of the person who created the power (the Donor). They also have a duty to register the power with the Office of the Public Guardian once they believe the Donor has lost or is losing the capacity to manage their own affairs.

Enduring Power of Attorney Lawyers

  • we can review your Enduring Power and advise on its effect and provisions
  • to amend an Enduring Power you need to create a Lasting Power of Attorney
  • we provide advice to Attorneys on their duties
  • our specialist lawyers regularly deal with the registration of Enduring Powers and can help where objections are received or if you want to raise objections to the registration of a Power.


    Close

    How can we help you?

    Please fill in the form and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible or to speak to one of our experts call
    0330 404 0749





    I accept that my data will be held for the purpose of my enquiry in accordance with Ashtons
    Privacy Policy

    This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google
    Privacy Policy
    and
    Terms of Service
    apply.