There may come a time in your life when you are unable to manage your financial affairs or personal welfare, owing to some form of incapacity and you will need someone to act on your behalf.   Even when we are young, we can find ourselves incapacitated owing to illness or injury and it can be invaluable having a reliable person, who is able to manage your personal affairs and remove the anxiety of having unpaid bills, at a time when you most need peace of mind.   Similarly, as we get older, the need for an attorney increases as we are more prone to illness and injuries.   By creating an Attorney in advance ensures that if the worst were to happen, you can rest assured that both your financial affairs and personal welfare are in safe hands.   So Who Do I Choose?   You can appoint a friend, relative, or a professional as your Attorney which allows them to act on your behalf.   It is important that you choose who you would like to act on your behalf very carefully. You should choose people you can trust to act in your best interests, giving consideration to how they manage their own affairs.   Why not take a look at what ‘The One Show’ have to say in the article linked below.

BBC Dominic Littlewood