DOES ANYBODY ON HERE HAVE A DEPUTY OR KNOW ABOUT THEM?

Hi folks.

I have been told that due to my mental capacity (crazy impulsive spending, gambling and other issues) its advisable to have a deputy oversee my finances etc and am a bit confused about who they are, what they do? and how i get one who is normal and not a solicitor with there nose in the air talking down to me with loads of jargon.

I guess i want a straight talking, on the level, family person who can relate to our family circumstances and we can have a chat with when we need or want too.

Any help appreciated

Dudley

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  • Hi Dudley

    Anyone can be your deputy as long as they are approved by the court of protection.

    My husband has an independent, professional deputy whilst his civil case progresses, but I should think you could appoint a friend or family member. It does require some recording and reporting by the deputy.

    There is a guide to becoming a deputy here: gov.uk/become-deputy/overview

    Good luck!

    Charlie

  • Think maybe i should have had something like that, i gave my money away to people and i bought 'stuff' for people too. The is not a lot left and its only left because it wasnt accessable.

    Think my familt more bothered about it than me though.

    I hope you get the Deputy you desire!! Reminds me of Deputy Dawg ;-)

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