Public Guardian practice note: notification of death
How and when to notify the Office of the Public Guardian that someone has died.
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Tell the Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) if any of the following people has died:
- the donor of a registered LPA or EPA
- an attorney acting under a registered LPA or EPA
- a replacement attorney
- a deputy
- a person who lacks capacity and who has had a deputy appointed for them
This practice note explains how and when you should notify OPG.