Concerns about how a continuing attorney is acting

The Public Guardian has certain powers to investigate concerns and take steps to safeguard financial matters where it appears they are at risk. Concerns might include the way in which a continuing attorney is managing an adult’s finances or property.

If you have concerns that an adult’s funds/property are at a risk, you can refer the matter to us.

When we receive a referral, we will consider the information provided to establish whether we have a remit to start an investigation.