Mental Capacity

Information about the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and other information concerning the ability to make decisions

New Office of the Public Guardian Services for LPAs

The Use a lasting power of attorney service for new Lasting Powers of Attorney should be a major stride forward in their ease of use.  How does the Use a Lasting Power of Attorney service work? LPAs are registered by the OPG on or after the 17 July 2020 will receive an LPA reference number …

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Who Needs Lasting Powers of Attorney? Anyone over 18…..

Who Needs Lasting Powers of Attorney? Anyone over 18 who might have an accident or disabling illness. The story which follows is about a soldier, but the fact that he was a soldier is irrelevant as he was assaulted in a bar. he could just as easily have been crossing the road. This is the …

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