Guidance

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.