Jargon Busting – Lasting Power of Attorney Certificate Provider

Wills in England and Wales are governed by the Wills Act of 1837 but Lasting Powers of Attorney are a much more recent addition, having started in 2007 in response to the Mental Capacity Act 2005. Therefore, LPAs have much less arcane language than Wills but there are still terms in them which can confuse people. One such term is that of ‘Certificate Provider’. To make a Lasting Power of Attorney a legal document you need the signatures and details of 3 people: The Donor The Attorney The Certificate Provider The Certificate Provider acts as an independent third party who
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I’m a Finalist!

I am so pleased and proud to announce that I am a finalist in the Woman Who Achieves Awards 2020, Soloprenuer category. I honestly cannot tell you how wonderful it is to be recognised for all the work I have put in to not only build alh legal into what it is today but also how much I have overcome in my personal life. I have been running alh legal for almost 10 years now and I have loved every moment of it, meeting clients and helping them to organise their estates and plan for the future. Although I do
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