Power Of Attorney Solicitors Edinburgh

  • Everyone Should Have A Power Of Attorney
  • Over 25 years' Experience Working With Clients
  • One Of The Largest & Most Experienced Teams In Scotland
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Powers of Attorney Solicitors In Edinburgh

Many people assume that family members or their next of kin will be able to step in and help if they can no longer make decisions on their own.  However, simply being a relation is not sufficient to allow someone to manage a loved one's financial affairs or welfare matters. 

What is a Power of Attorney?

A Power of Attorney allows you to appoint someone or several people you trust to act on your behalf if you become unable to manage your affairs and make decisions about your personal health and care.

A Power of Attorney is not just a measure for older people to put in place.  By making a Power of Attorney now or reviewing the terms of your existing Power of Attorney will allow you some peace of mind should your capacity by affected at any point in your life.

When is a Guardianship Order Necessary?

If someone no longer has or has limited or no capacity and does not have a Power of Attorney in place, a Guardianship Order is necessary.  This is often a lengthy process and a court will decide on the most appropriate person to be appointed as a guardian(s) to act for and in the best interests of the adult with incapacity.

How can Harper Macleod Help?

Our specialist and trusted solicitors in Edinburgh can help you to decide the Power of Attorney document that is best suited to your circumstances and, where it is necessary, to prepare for a court action if a Guardianship Order is required.

We would be happy to speak to you confidentially over the phone or at our Edinburgh office next to Haymarket station.

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We offer you a variety of ways to get in contact with us to suit you. If you would prefer to talk to someone straight away you can call our Edinburgh office on 0131 247 2556.   

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