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Mental Capacity Act

Get it right the first time - hints and tips to help you complete your LPA application 

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Shahzad Aziz, operational unit manager at the Office of the Public Guardian (OPG), shares some top tips to help you complete your lasting power of attorney form (LPA) application correctly. At OPG we receive on average 67,000 lasting powers of …

The latest on our deputy online reporting service

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It’s been 18 months since we launched our online reporting service for lay deputies. Since then 6,000 reports have been submitted online, we’ve launched the service for public authorities and made changes to the design of the lay reporting service.

Lasting powers of attorney: a powerful tool and an important choice

Sheila

A lasting power of attorney (LPA) is the only way that someone can choose who they trust to manage their affairs if they lose mental capacity and aren’t able to do so themselves.