Govt sets out LPA reform plans to simplify process

12-week consulation

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Rachael Griffin: "It is hoped the OPG has used the pandemic to look at where the process can be streamlined and made easier so people can get an LPA in place with minimal fuss as having one can make a huge difference to someone's finances."
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Rachael Griffin: "It is hoped the OPG has used the pandemic to look at where the process can be streamlined and made easier so people can get an LPA in place with minimal fuss as having one can make a huge difference to someone's finances."

The government has set out plans to reform lasting powers of attorney (LPA) as it seeks to modernise the legal framework around this.

A 12-week consultation has been launched by the Ministry of Justice and the Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) to gain input on the proposed measures. Overall, the government is looking at ways...

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