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The Attorney's Handbook: Information, Checklists, Precedents and Examples for Attorneys 2nd Edition

Philip Dreadon

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The Attorney’s Handbook is a must-have for accountants, lawyers, business people and those wanting to give powers of attorney to others or those being appointed as attorneys. As well as giving practical guidance and information, this guide includes precedents, checklists and examples for attorneys — all of which are also reproduced on a CD-ROM for easy use and included free with the book.

Topics covered include:

  • ordinary power of attorney
  • corporate power of attorney
  • irrevocable power of attorney
  • trustee’s power of attorney
  • enduring power of attorney — property
  • enduring power of attorney — personal care and welfare
  • using powers of attorney in land transactions
  • checklists and precedents.

This second edition incorporates changes arising from amendments to the Protection of Personal and Property Rights Act 1988 introduced in March 2017 and affecting the manner of completion of enduring powers of attorney, standardized explanations, new forms, consultation, medical certification, revocation, joint and several authority and the role of successor attorneys.

For a detailed list what's covered in the book, click here to read the table of contents.

Who should read this book

This book provides a ready reference tool for anyone who needs quick, practical answers to questions involving the use of powers of attorney. 

About the author

Philip Dreadon has extensive experience in private client law with a particular emphasis on property, asset planning, trusts, wills and estates. He has regular involvement with powers of attorney.  

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