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My mums physical health has deteriorated significantly in

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Hello
My mums physical health has deteriorated significantly in the last year. She is mentally very on the ball but physically unable to get to banks, insurance services etc to manage her affairs. She cannot walk and is in constant pain.
What do we need to do, my brother and I to be able to deal with her financial affairs for her?
She has power of attorney in her will to us but is this just if she is mentally incapable ?
She is very willing that we be able to help her in any way we can. She is currently hospitalized due to another fall and will most likely need a lot more help when / if she gets home.
Would be very grateful for your advice as to how my brother and I can help deal with her financial affairs
Thankyou
Lynne

Thank you for your question. Your mother needs to make a lasting power of attorney attorney which will allow you and your brother to manage her affairs for her. This can cover both financial and welfare issues. You can see a solicitor about this but before you do you should read this information on the government website which you will find helpful. https://www.gov.uk/power-of-attorney I hope that starts you in the right direction and that it helps you. Please leave a positive rating so that I am credited for my time.

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Thankyou very much

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