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The Lasting Powers of Attorney ‘exceptions’ you need to know

Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPA) are a crucial part of an individual’s estate planning toolkit, but what scope does an attorney have to undertake tax planning and/or make gifts once the donor of an LPA has lost capacity? A couple of recent cases have considered this area and shown that the Court of Protection, which hears cases concerning matters of incapacity, may be more open than previously thought.

To read more, go to Spear's Wealth Management magazine.

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