A client recently contacted me to say that her mother needed a power of attorney. After asking some questions it became clear that it would not be possible for a power of attorney to be prepared on this occasion because mother had advanced dementia so was...
How much will it cost to make an Lasting Power of Attorney?
Our fixed fee costs relate to the preparation and registration of Lasting Powers of Attorney.
Single Lasting Power of Attorney - £550 plus VAT (total £660)
Two Lasting Powers of Attorney - £800 plus VAT (total £960)
Four Lasting Powers of Attorney - £1250 plus VAT (total £1500)
Our charges for more than one Lasting Power of Attorney are based on mirror Lasting Powers of Attorney.
Additional fees and disbursements
In order to register the Powers of Attorney with the Office of the Public Guardian, there is a registration fee of £82 per Lasting Power of Attorney. In some cases, it is possible to claim an exemption or remission of this fee.
In order to apply to become a Deputy, there is a Court application fee of £385. In addition, the Deputy must take out an Insurance Bond, the cost of which varies from case to case but is typically in the region of £100-£200.