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Good afternoon, thank you for your question. So your friend already has Power of Attorney for your husband? Is this a Lasting Power of Attorney or an older type EPA?
Thank you, ***** ***** generates the telephone call prompt. So it is not possible to amend an existing LPA, the only thing you can do is to prepare a new LPA, either to exist alongside the one you have already or you can revoke the existing one and prepare a new one with both attorneys on the new one.
Do you mind telling me what has changed?
Thank you, I am sorry to hear this.
In this situation if your husband no longer has mental capacity then you cannot take the LPA route I'm afraid, the only course of action is for a Deputyship Order through the Court of Protection, the information is here
this is quite a form filling exercise but a solicitor can make the application for you.
So, you can prepare a new one, if he still has sufficient capacity to do so, but if you do not revoke the current one then both you and your friend will be his attorneys with separate LPA's and authority to act.
You can do a new joint one and this can be in place along with the individual one. Or the current one can be revoked by your husband and the new joint one takes over.
You cannot join your friend's one, this cannot be amended I'm afraid.
Thank you, ***** ***** know if you need any further assistance,