Lasting Power of Attorney Applications Fees

21st May 2018

Due to the reduction of the Office of the Public Guardians performing costs, an excess of £89m was identified through Lasting Power of Attorney fee overpayments between the 1st of April 2013 and the 31st of March 2017.
During this time the Lasting Power of Attorney applications fees were not amended. It is estimated that up to 1.8m individuals are disadvantaged from the overpayment.
Dependant on if you are the donor or the attorney will ultimately decide whether you are eligible to make a claim. Please click the link below to get answers to these and other questions: