You can complete the necessary forms online and register an LPA with the Office of the Public Guardian yourself. There is a charge of £82* to register each LPA with the OPG.
However, should you want some help our team are here to answer your questions and support you through the process. Our team cannot offer legal advice.
If you want to talk things through you can make a one hour appointment to meet with the LPA Team in our Cockermouth office. We will prepare your documentation and get it registered, handling all correspondence with the Office of the Public Guardian. All you need to then do is collect the signatures. This service is £200 per LPA.
Our team will support you by telephone and post to complete your LPA. We register it with the Office of the Public Guardian. The price for this service is £165 per LPA.
Similar to a passport checking service for £25. per LPA our team can check your completed paperwork is filled in correctly so it won’t be rejected by the Office of the Public Guardian, which can be costly.
In a one hour appointment for £50 we can talk you through the terms and process, pitfalls,fee exemptions and things to consider. Alternatively, for £65 per LPA, you can bring all the relevant details with you and we can type them into the form, print the LPA and make it simple to sign up.
Got other questions about LPA? Phone or email us. We provide a range of related services at reasonable prices.
In addition to the above prices the Office of the Public Guardian each LPA will also require a payment of £82* to register each LPA. You may be eligible for a reduction or exemption of this charge if you receive certain benefits or can prove a low income. The most common benefits that give our customers exemptions are: Housing benefit; Pension Credit Guarantee Element; Council Tax Reduction (not single occupancy) but there are others.
*Price subject to change by the Office of the Public Guardian