Guidance

Notification of death: Public Guardian practice note

How and when to notify the Office of the Public Guardian that a donor, attorney, client or court-appointed deputy has died.

Documents

Public Guardian practice note (02/2011): notification of death

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Details

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 appointed by the Court of Protection
  • 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.

Published 1 September 2011