Managing someone's affairs

If you are thinking about managing someone else’s affairs, you should be authorised to do so. This may include:

  • becoming a lasting power of attorney
  • becoming an appointee for someone claiming benefits
  • applying to the Court of Protection to become deputy for property and financial affairs

See our factsheet:

How to apply

Make, register or end a lasting power of attorney – Gov.uk

Becoming an appointee for someone claiming benefits – Gov.uk

Becoming a deputy for someone who lacks capacity  – Gov.uk

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