Detailed practice guidance for professional attorneys and deputies.
These practice notes contain detailed guidance to help attorneys and deputies carry out their roles.
They explain the Public Guardian’s legal position, and cover subjects such as:
- giving gifts
- claiming travel costs
Although they are written mainly for professional attorneys and deputies, non-professionals may also find them useful.
Acting as a professional attorney
Claiming deputy travel costs
Deputy final reports
Family care payments
Notification of death
Public authority deputyship responsibilities
Release of visitor reports
Solicitor client accounts
Published: 30 September 2014
Updated: 17 July 2017
- Added 'Public Guardian practice note: Release of visitors' reports' to collection.
- Added Public Guardian practice note: Family care payments to the collection
- Added Public Guardian practice note: OPG's approach to solicitor client accounts to the collection
- Added local authority deputyship responsibilities to the collection.
- First published.