The Ministry of Justice has announced that the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act 2020 (DDSA 2020), which received Royal Assent on 25 June 2020, will now have a commencement date of 6 April 2022....
The new leaflets are brief guides to what’s involved in being an attorney under a lasting power of attorney (LPA) and contain information on either health and welfare or property and financial affairs, including:
learning more about the person to whom the LPA relates;
how to help them to make decisions;
understanding the legal responsibilities of an attorney; and
dealing with other people and organisations on behalf of someone else.