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What is a Deputyship?

Posted on 10th August 2016 by Lisa Fay

A Deputyship Order is an Order of the Court of Protection. It appoints a person or persons to deal with the affairs of a “Patient” who has lost mental capacity to deal with their own affairs. A Deputyship Order can be made in respect of property & financial affairs and/or health & welfare, though the latter is less common.

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