Public Guardian and Court of Protection fees and fixed costs
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The following Private Client practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Public Guardian and Court of Protection fees and fixed costs
  • Fees for applications to the Office of the Public Guardian
  • Fees for applications to the Court of Protection
  • Fixed costs in the Court of Protection

Public Guardian and Court of Protection fees and fixed costs

Fees for applications to the Office of the Public Guardian

The fees to be paid in respect of applications, etc to the Office of the Public Guardian derive from the Public Guardian (Fees, etc) Regulations 2007 (2007 Regulations) as amended by subsequent various amending regulations, including the Public Guardian (Fees, etc) (Amendment) Regulations 2017, SI 2017/503 and the Public Guardian (Fees, etc) (Amendment) Regulations 2019, SI 2019/1033. The references to Columns 1 and 2 in the table refer to those columns in the 2007 Regulations.

Column 1Column 2
Enduring power of attorney registration (regulation 4)£82.00
Enduring power of attorney office copy fee (regulation 4A)£25.00
Lasting power of attorney registration (regulation 5)£82.00
Reduced fee for repeat application to register a lasting power of attorney (regulation 5)£41.00
Lasting power of attorney office copy fee (regulation 5A)£35.00
Deputy assessment fee (regulation 8)£100.00
General supervision (regulation 8)£320.00
Minimal supervision (regulation 8)£35.00
Guardianship set-up fee (regulation 8A)£200
Guardianship supervision (regulation 8A)£320

Fees for applications to the Court of Protection

The fees to be paid in respect of applications to the Court of Protection derive from the Court of Protection Fees Order 2007 as amended by subsequent amending regulations. The references to Columns 1 and 2 in the table refer to those columns in the 2007 Order. The fees set out should be read in conjunction with the

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