Lasting Power of Attorney applications drop 30% during pandemic

Not back to pre-pandemic levels

Jenna Brown
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Rachael Griffin: "While numbers still haven't returned to their previous levels, they are getting closer and it is encouraging to see that people are getting the much-appreciated peace of mind that having an LPA entails."
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Rachael Griffin: "While numbers still haven't returned to their previous levels, they are getting closer and it is encouraging to see that people are getting the much-appreciated peace of mind that having an LPA entails."

Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) registrations fell "significantly" during the pandemic as lockdown measures made the process more onerous, according to official figures.

A freedom of information request to the Ministry of Justice, made by Quilter, showed a 30% dip in LPAs registered between April last year and February this year. The advice and wealth management business...

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