A good practice guide for professionals preparing to act as an attorney under a lasting power of attorney.
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This practice note (PN1) sets out the Public Guardian’s guidance to fee-paid professionals who agree to be appointed as an attorney under a lasting power of attorney (LPA).
The note covers the period before the attorney begins to act under the LPA.
It includes advice on:
- taking instructions from donors
- preparing to act under the LPA
- what happens after the LPA is created
- record keeping