A Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) allows you to appoint people you trust to manage your affairs in the event that you should lose mental capacity. There are many reasons that people lose mental capacity, such as Alzheimer’s, dementia or a road traffic accident. You are never too young to make an LPA, yet a recent survey found that over 80% of UK adults don't have one in place.
When people get divorced, more often than not the main asset is the family home. It is therefore essential to get an accurate valuation of the property, particularly if the property is not going to be sold and one party is going to buy out the other party’s interest.