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Attorneys and deputies

We provide uncomplicated advice and guidance to attorneys and deputies who are making decisions for a person who lacks mental capacity.  We can clarify the duties and responsibilities that apply and assist with the preparation and submission of accounts to the Office of the Public Guardian.

We can also assist if you have concerns about decisions that are being taken by an attorney or deputy.

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Led by Sharon Crosby, the team at Lodders understand that the procedure involved in appointing a deputy is complicated and will make this process as straightforward as possible.  Speak to our expert team for advice today.

Sharon Crosby, Lodders Solicitors, Private Client,
Senior Associate

Sharon Crosby


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Sharon Crosby, Lodders Solicitors, Private Client,

Sharon Crosby

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Head of Lodders' Care and Capacity team

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Questions answered

Not sure that this is the service for you? Take a look at some of our frequently asked questions for more information.

A 'Court of Protection Deputyship' is where a specialist court has elected an individual to stand as someones deputy. This deputy then can make decisions on behalf of that person, including but not limited to medical welfare, finances and property.

A deputy can also take action on setting-up Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPA) and Enduring Powers of Attorney (EPA) if required.

This service is usually required when Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPA) or Enduring Powers of Attorney (EPA) have not been prepared and an individual needs someone (a deputy) to represent or make decisions on their behalf. A deputy can then take action on setting-up LPAs and EPAs if required.

Lodders is a well-established law firm that has both regional and national coverage, with a huge team of experts and highly skilled staff.

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