If you want to start setting up a Power of Attorney, or simply want some more information, the best advice is to talk to a trusted solicitor. Don’t be put off- they will give you advice and information and there should be no commitment or cost in the first place.
- If you already have a solicitor whom you trust, make a quick call or drop in to inquire about Power of Attorney.
- If you are worried about costs then you can check if you are eligible for support by going to our page on legal aid for power of attorney.
- If you want to look for a solicitor in your area, you can search the Law Society of Scotland using your postcode and narrowing the search to Family Law and Power of Attorney.
- The Office of the Public Guardian (The OPG) maintains the register of powers of attorney. They are a key partner of our campaign. You can visit their site here for more information & advice. They have a great section on Frequently Asked Questions.
Power of Attorney In Action
It can be helpful to hear from other people who have experience of Power of Attorney. We have interviews with health and social care professionals as well as real people who have been impacted by situations of incapacity- for themselves or for their loved ones. Watch the videos here.