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Need to brush up on your legal terminology? Here we have created a full glossary of the legal terms you’re likely to come across during the process of working with us.

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There are currently 3 legal terms in this directory beginning with the letter O.
A formal document that sets out why a specific person is entitled to deal with someone's estate and the assets that are in the estate.
Office of the Public Guardian (OPG)
The governmental body who checks, registers and monitors EPAs and LPAs. Together with the Court of Protection, the OPG protect people in England and Wales who don't have the mental capacity to make decisions for themselves.
Ordinary Powers of Attorney
A power of attorney document that allows an individual to delegate their financial affairs to an attorney. An Ordinary Power of Attorney is different to an LPA as it is only valid when the donor has mental capacity.
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