Power of attorney query

I'm about to have the lasting power of attorney conversation with my parents but I have one question which is not clear. Does a separate LPA need to be set up for both parents individually even though they are married or does a single application cover both parents?


  • kkgree1
    kkgree1 Posts: 328 Forumite
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    Separate applications for each parent I'm afraid
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  • Keep_pedalling
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    kkgree1 wrote: »
    Separate applications for each parent I'm afraid

    And if you don’t already have your own in place sort that out at the same time.

    I would recommend that each LPA appoints at least 2 attorneys with the ability to act jointly and severally. We have 3 attorneys, each other and our 2 children.
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