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Simplified process for verifying the death of a donor, attorney, deputy or guardian

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[English] - [Cymraeg] We have simplified the process we follow after being notified that someone has died. We now verify deaths using the Life Event Verification system, so there is no longer a need for people to send in a …

Creating an LPA - Frequently Asked Questions Part 2

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Call handler

[English] - [Cymraeg] We receive hundreds of phone calls each week from people looking for help and information on a number of different things. Here’s part 2 of our most frequently asked questions to make your life a little easier …

Modernising lasting powers of attorney consultation – what happens next?

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The Ministry of Justice’s (MoJ) consultation on modernising lasting powers of attorney closed on 13 October 2021, after being open for public response for 12 weeks. Over 300 responses were received through the online hub, direct via email and through …

Modernising lasting powers of attorney – safer, simpler and fit for the future 

Modernising LPA

This week the Ministry of Justice (MoJ), in collaboration with the Office of the Public Guardian (OPG), published a consultation on plans for how lasting powers of attorney (LPAs) can be modernised.   Our modernising LPA project aims to improve the process of making and …

Use a lasting power of attorney – more LPAs are now eligible

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Over the last few months, we’ve been working hard to make our Use an LPA service available to lasting powers of attorney (LPAs) registered before 17 July 2020. From now on, LPAs registered on or after 1 September 2019 will …

Updating how we communicate – find us on Spotify! 

Spotify Podcast

At the Office of the Public Guardian we’ve been looking at improving the services we offer and to provide more opportunities for our stakeholders and customers to get the information they need in a format they want.