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Code of practice giving guidance for decisions made under the Mental Capacity Act 2005.
You can pay the application fee for your lasting power of attorney online using a debit or credit card.
Official samples of different versions of registered lasting powers of attorney and an explanation of what makes them valid.
About an attorney, deputy or guardian
Advice for attorneys and court-appointed deputies about giving gifts on behalf of another person.
Find out how to get help if you have concerns that someone is being abused or neglected under a lasting power of attorney, enduring power of attorney or deputy court order.
Local authorities, police and NHS staff can find out about the information we have on our registers in England and Wales and how to ask for it.
The Office of the Public Guardian's approach to family care payments, also known as gratuitous care payments.
How and when to notify the Office of the Public Guardian that a donor, attorney, client or court-appointed deputy has died.
Find contact details of panel deputies available to support people who lack mental capacity.
Legal guidance for professional deputies and attorneys on the rules about giving gifts on behalf of the person they act for.
Advice to help court-appointed deputies look after adults at risk.
Official sample of an enduring power of attorney and an explanation of what makes the document valid.
How you can request to search the Public Guardian registers and request additional information.
Find out about making investments for someone who does not have mental capacity.
Detailed guides for people making property and finance or health and welfare decisions under a lasting power of attorney.
People who lack mental capacity can be helped to express their views by an independent mental capacity advocate service.
Find out the methods available for paying your deputyship fees.
Find out about the ways people can make certain decisions for you or do certain things on your behalf
What to do first if you're acting for someone under a lasting power of attorney for health and care decisions.
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