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What is a power of attorney?

Having a power of attorney (PoA) lets you plan what you want another person to do for you in the future, should you become incapable of making decisions about your own affairs. PoA is a written document which includes a certificate signed either by a solicitor who is registered to practice law in Scotland or by a UK medical doctor. 

You will need to arrange for your own PoA document to be drafted. This is not something we can help with as our role is to provide a registration service. 

Why not find out more about Powers of Attorney and what's involved in making one.