Create a lasting power
of attorney online.
Our LPA service offers a straightforward, no-nonsense approach. Our experts are always here to help.First, write your will
How to create a lasting power of
attorney online with Simpwill
How to create a lasting power of attorney
online with Simpwill
Write your will with Simpwill
Using our online will writing service you can create your will quickly and easily.
Answer some straightforward questions
Your will is reviewed to confirm that you are happy with it and we can have our STEP qualified experts check it over for you.
Print, sign and register you LPAs
Update your will as and when you need to. We know life changes at any point, so should your will.
Which LPA's can you
Health and welfare LPA
The health and welfare LPA can only be used when you're unable to make your own decisions. It can give an attorney the power to make decisions about your medical care or day-to-day treatment.
Property and financial affairs LPA
A property and financial affairs LPA will give someone you trust the capacity to make decisions about your money and property. This can be used as soon as it's registered, with your permission.
Frequently Asked Questions on creating a power of attorney online
What is a lasting power of attorney?
A lasting power of attorney lets you give someone you trust the power to make decisions for you, or act on your behalf, if you're no longer want to, or are able to make your own decisions.
Simpwill offers the most sought-after kinds of LPAs for the UK:
A health and welfare LPA,which allows someone you trust to make decisions about medical care and your daily routine.
A property and financial affairs LPA,which allows your attorney to manage your money and property for you.
A lasting power of attorney lets you give someone you trust the power to make decisions for you, or act on your behalf, if you 're no longer want to, or are able to make your own decisions.
When can my attorney use the power of attorney?
This depends entirely on the type of LPA it is. A health and welfare LPA can only be used when you're not able to make decisions for yourself. However, you can choose when the lasting power of attorney for property and financial affairs begins. Some prefer their LPA to start immediately, so their attorney can begin tasks for them and sign paperwork when they're occupied.
Can I get a power of attorney without a lawyer or solicitor?
The simple answer is, yes. You can register for a lasting power attorney online yourself. But, the forms can be quite overwhelming and any errors will mean your LPA cannot be used. Our online service gives you all the support you need when making an LPA and cuts out a lot of the costs incorporated with traditional power of attorney solicitors. Our solution offers a stress-free, affordable, uncomplicated substitute to power of attorney solicitors near you.
How much does a power of attorney cost?
A typical LPA solicitor may charge anywhere between £200 and £500 per LPA. Here at Simpwill, our fee is £59 for each type of LPA, so £118 if you require both types. Whoever you choose to register your LPA with in the UK, you will still be required to pay the Government's registration fee. This is £82 per form - if you are on a low income or are on certain benefits you may not have to pay this fee.
What are the kinds of questions that appear on the power of attorney forms?
Our legal power of attorney online forms take a jargon-free, straightforward approach. Simpwill's experts will take you through each step, so that you can make educated decisions.
Before you begin the process, you might like to consider:
Your attorney(s):Who would you is someone you trust to make decisions for you?
Your replacement attorney(s):If your attorney is unavailable, who would you like as substitute for the original attorney?
Decision-making:How would you like your attorneys to make decisions together?
People to inform:Do you have any family or friends who should be notified about your LPA before it comes into effect?
Certificate provider:Is there an old friend who can confirm your state of mind? Or a doctor, or social worker?
Preferences:Do you have anything you would like your attorney to consider when they make decisions?
Instructions:Are there any rules your attorney should follow?
Life-sustaining treatment (health LPA):Is your attorney able to say yes or no to life-prolonging medical treatment?
Is my online LPA private?
Yep! Other than our in-house specialists who review your LPA, no one else can view your answers. The data for your LPA is encrypted and sent to us using HTTPS. To secure your data, we store it in an encrypted format on numerous disks in a range of locations. This safeguards our lasting power of attorney service and ensures that your data is protected.