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If someone does sadly become incapable of managing their own affairs and there is no Lasting Power of Attorney or Enduring Power of Attorney in place then a Deputyship Application to the Court of Protection may be required.

Deputyships are usually granted to a family member, friend or professional and the role of a Deputy may include the following:

  • Liaising with members of a care team;
  • Payment of routine bills;
  • Assessing and reviewing the availability of state benefits;
  • Investing money including financial reviews;
  • Budgeting and general financial management and monitoring of cash flow;
  • Dealing with requests for capital expenditure such as holidays;
  • Dealing with household matters such as contents and buildings insurance, repairs and maintenance etc;
  • Completing an annual tax return and dealing with HM Revenue & Customs;
  • Completing the Office of the Public Guardian annual report;
  • Liaising as required with the Office of the Public Guardian; and
  • Applying for a Statutory Will.

Applying for Deputyship can be a daunting process but our experienced team will guide you through each step.

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Derby Head Office:
St. Michael’s Court
St. Michael’s Lane
Derby
DE1 3HQ
Tel: 01332 340 211
Fax: 01332 207 601
DX: 729320 Derby 24

Ashbourne:
54, St. John Street
Ashbourne
Derbyshire
DE6 1GH
Tel: 01335 342 208
Fax: 01335 342 010
DX: 26834 Ashbourne

Opening Times:
Our offices are open Monday to
Friday between 8:00am & 6:00pm

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