Agreeing to act as a professional attorney – a good practice guide
The Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) published new guidance on 3 March 2017 for professionals who are appointed to act as an individual’s attorney under a LPA.
The guidance sets out recommended best practice with practical advice and a reminder of professionals’ duties and responsibilities.
Practical guidance includes a summary checklist covering:
- Choice of attorney
- Capacity and execution of the LPA
- Relationship management