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

Download our fact sheet: Information about managing someone’s affairs

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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)