Who can apply to be a deputy?

Anyone who is above 21 years old and who can satisfy the Court that they can act in the best interest of the Patient can be a Deputy and also must NOT be any of the following:-

  1. Appointed as a Donee or Deputy for someone;
  2. An undischarged bankrupt or facing any bankruptcy actions;
  3. Convicted of a criminal offence and not facing any criminal prosecution;
  4. Sued as a defendant in civil proceedings and not facing any claims in any civil suit.

Usually the Deputy is an immediate family member or relative or a close friend that has been involved in the life of the Patient.

For assistance on court appointment of deputies, please contact us to make appointment.

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