Lasting power of attorney

10. Other useful organisations

Age UK

England
Tavis House
1–6 Tavistock Square
London WC1H 9NA

T 0800 169 8787 (general enquiries)
  0800 169 2081 (advice line)
W www.ageuk.org.uk

Wales
Tỳ John Pathy
13–14 Neptune Court
Vanguard Way
Cardiff CF24 5PJ

T 029 2043 1555 (general enquiries)
08000 223 444 (advice line)
W www.ageuk.org.uk/cymru/

Provides information and advice for older people in the UK.

Citizens Advice Bureau

Various locations

W www.citizensadvice.org.uk

Your local CAB is often the best starting point for financial and legal advice, such as help with benefits or finding legal support. The service is free, confidential and independent. Most CABs have a solicitor and some have an accountant available at certain times to give free initial advice.

Court of Protection

PO Box 70185
First Avenue House
42–49 High Holborn
London WC1A 9JA

T 0300 456 4600
E courtofprotectionenquiries@hmcts.gsi.gov.uk
W www.gov.uk/courts-tribunals/court-of-protection

The Court of Protection is a specialist court for all issues relating to people who lack capacity to make specific decisions.

Office of the Public Guardian

PO Box 16185
Birmingham B2 2WH

T 0300 456 0300 (customer services,
9am–5pm weekdays)
E customerservices@publicguardian.gsi.gov.uk
W www.justice.gov.uk/about/opg

Customer services provide free booklets on Lasting power of attorney, Enduring power of attorney and deputyship.

Solicitors for the Elderly

Mill Studio Business Centre
Crane Mead
Ware
Hertfordshire SG12 9PY

T 0844 5676 173
E admin@solicitorsfortheelderly.com

Solicitors for the Elderly is an independent, national organisation of lawyers, such as solicitors, barristers and legal executives, who provide specialist legal advice for older and vulnerable people, their families and carers.