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The Public Guardian for England and Wales and Chief Executive of the Office of the Public Guardian, Alan Eccles, has announced his intention to retire in June 2019.
The Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) has updated its guidance on how to request a search of its registers.
IT network access has been restored across the Ministry of Justice estate.
All those eligible for a partial refund on their power of attorney fees can apply from today (1 February 2018).
The Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) has updated its legal guidance for professional deputies and attorneys on the rules about giving gifts.
From 1 April 2017, the fees for applying to register lasting powers of attorney (LPA) and enduring powers of attorney (EPA) reduce from £110 to £82, with the fee for resubmitting an LPA for registration reducing from £55 to £41.
From Saturday 15 October, customers will be unable to leave messages to request an LPA pack or log a safeguarding concern.
OPG's approved security bond supplier is changing on 1 October 2016.
Office of the Public Guardian publishes comprehensive guidance to being an attorney – someone who makes crucial decisions for someone else.
Court appointed deputies to receive new and improved report forms for health and welfare decisions and property and financial decisions.
You will be able to use our online services throughout Christmas and the New Year.
There will be some important changes to lasting power of attorney (LPA) forms and the LPA digital service in the new year.
Our Nottingham office will be moving to a new location in mid-December.
New, simpler and clearer lasting power of attorney (LPA) forms will be introduced for both property and financial affairs LPAs and health and welfare LPAs
Alan Eccles, Public Guardian and Chief Executive of OPG, has been awarded a CBE in the 2015 New Year Honours List.
Lasting powers of attorney will be easier and simpler for people to make, Justice Minister Simon Hughes announces.
Appointing someone you trust to make key decisions for you if you lose mental capacity will be £20 cheaper.
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