A Guide to Powers of Attorney

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Online LPA Course

As part of the College of Will Writing’s commitment to the education of active practitioners within the Will Writing arena, we have prepared an online LPA course. This course has been written and developed by Siobhan Rattigan who is a lead tutor for the College of Will Writing.

This course covers the necessary elements regarding Lasting Powers of Attorney. Having taken this course you should have the requisite knowledge to be able to support clients in the creation of the LPA forms for both Health and Welfare and Property and Financial Affairs.

The course consists of 3 modules, with a self-test after each module. You must pass the test before moving onto the next module.

 

Specific areas covered under this course are:

  • Ordinary Powers of Attorney
  • Enduring Power of Attorney
  • Continued Registering the EPA
  • Revocation & Conclusions
  • Lasting Powers of Attorney
  • People involved in making an LPA
  • The role of the certificate provider
  • Overview of types of LPA
  • The LPA Form
  • Mental Capacity Act 2005
  • Key Principles
  • The Relevant Test
  • Capacity to make an LPA
  • Advance Decisions

 

This course does not cover commercial LPAs. For more information on commercial/business LPAs please refer to our classroom based course – https://www.collegewillwriting.co.uk/courses/lasting-powers-of-attorney/

6 hours CPD