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  • Cretney & Lush on Lasting and Enduring Powers of Attorney

Cretney & Lush on Lasting and Enduring Powers of Attorney

£85.00

The leading work on this difficult and developing area of law.

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£85.00

Cretney & Lush on Lasting and Enduring Powers of Attorney is the leading work on this difficult and developing area of law.

The 8th edition has been significantly updated and expanded and includes:

  • The 2015 prescribed LPA forms and regulations
  • Emanating case-law, including capacity to revoke LPAs and EPAs
  • New chapter of severance cases                                      
  • Extended precedents chapter
  • Extended chapter on the duties of attorneys, covering maintenance and family care payments 
  • New section containing Law Society Practice Notes
  • Comparison of former and current OPG guidance
Uniquely, this work provides full guidance on both enduring and lasting powers of attorney. It looks in detail at Lasting Powers of Attorney and the law and procedure relating to their creation and registration, and examines the duties and responsibilities that will remain in relation to existing Enduring Powers of Attorney.

Cretney & Lush on Lasting and Enduring Powers of Attorney contains all relevant legislation, prescribed forms and commentary from leading experts in the field.

Who is the guide targeted to?
Private client, personal injury, clinical negligence and family barristers and solicitors; financial advisors and social services

Part I Lasting Powers of Attorney – the History of Enduring and Lasting Powers of Attorney; Differences between Enduring Powers of Attorney and Lasting Powers of Attorney; Capacity to Create a Lasting Power of Attorney; Attorneys; Named Persons; Certificate Providers; Execution of a Lasting Power of Attorney; Application to register a Lasting Power of Attorney; Objections to registration; Functions of the Public Guardian; Functions of the Court of Protection; Fees and Costs; Scope of the Attorney’s Authority; Termination of Lasting Power of Attorney; The Code of Practice

Part II Enduring Power of Attorney – Granting an Enduring Power of Attorney; Action Required at Onset of Mental Incapacity; The Authority and Power of an Attorney under an Enduring Power of Attorney; The Court of Protection and Enduring Power of Attorney; Revocation, Disclaimer and Termination of Enduring Powers; Appointment of more than One Attorney; Protection of Third Parties; Recognition and enforcement of foreign orders

Part III Common Provisions - The code of practice; Private international law

Appendices – Statutes; Statutory Instruments; Lasting Power of Attorney Forms; Enduring Power of Attorney Forms; Court Forms; Guidance; Case Reports; Precedents
"clear and detailed guidance to the law and procedure in this area..."
ACTAPS Newsletter

"has been greeted with enthusiasm by private client solicitors... it is hard to imagine a more thorough and complete guide than this work"
STEP Journal

"The real value of the book is in the detailed comments and clear explanations about specific technical areas... such clear information is invaluable to a busy practitioner... if I was to choose just one book on LPAs, this would be it"
The Law Society Probate Section Magazine

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