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Who can certify a copy of LPA?

HelenE42

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May 25, 2022
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Hi, my husband has LPA health and welfare for his Dad.
We have seen we need a certified copy for some organisations but unfortunately my FIL is now unable to do this.
Other than a solicitor who can do this please? Who is classed as 'notary' public person?
Thanks for any advice.
 

nitram

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Apr 6, 2011
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You need to choose a solicitor.

A notary is a qualified lawyer appointed by the Archbishop of Canterbury who can authenticate signatures relating to documents for use aboard.

Some solicitors are notaries, not all notaries are solicitors, notaries can perform solicitors duties.
 
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MartinWL

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I have a feeling that a stockbroker can do it as well but that's really not a very useful suggestion. Do shop around for value for money when contacting solicitors.
 

HelenE42

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May 25, 2022
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Thank you everyone. It's good to know exactly what needs to be done, even if it is another expense😀
 

Jessbow

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I have just put notaries followed by my town name into google and its come up with few
 
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Lynmax

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I paid a local solicitor £25 to certify three copies of both the LPAs ie six documents in total. The clerk did the photocopying and stamped each page, the solicitor then signed them. I think that was very reasonable really, it took quite a while to do while I sat in reception and watched.

I then scanned a copy into my computer as some organisation accept electronic copies nowadays.