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Lasting Powers of Attorney and diminishing mental capacity

According to the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development), one in ten of us in OECD countries will be 80 years of age or older by 2050, an increase from one in 25 in 2010. Governments need to make their long-term care policies more affordable and provide better support for family carers and professionals, […]

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Non-lawyer deputies to be considered by the Office of the Public Guardian

The Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) recently issued a ‘call for evidence’ to charities and non-profit organisations with a view to potentially using non-lawyers to act as deputies to some of the most vulnerable people in society. A deputy is appointed to this role by the Court of Protection to make important financial or […]

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