What is an LPA and why is it important to have one? A lasting power of attorney (known as an LPA) is a legal document that lets you (the ‘donor’) appoint one or more people (known as ‘attorneys’) to help you make decisions or to make decisions on your behalf. This enables you to have
Gaining access to legal advice and representation is not always the easiest or most straightforward process. Getting to speak to a legal representative can also be a timely and costly process. The Legal Aid Agency was established in order to assist those who need help funding legal matters. Making an application for funding to the
All incidents should be reported to the police in the first instance. If the police do not take action and you feel that you and/or your children are at risk, you can apply for non-molestation orders and occupation orders if appropriate. Legal Aid is available for this and you will need to provide details or
How delaying divorce proceedings can affect you Separating from your spouse is a difficult decision to make. Once this decision has been made and the process started, it will feel like there is a never-ending list of things to do before you can move on with the rest of your life. Unfortunately, delays are common.