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01st March 2024 | Court of Protection

How to make an application for a Deputyship

A Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) is an agreement to protect either the financial or health interests of a person while they are still mentally competent. It can be used either whilst the applicant still has capacity, or after they...

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23rd November 2023 | Court of Protection, OM&M News

Career Stories – Peter Slaney

Meet Peter! Peter joined OM&M in January 2022 and is an experienced Court of Protection practitioner, having worked in the Court of Protection field for over 10 years and has recently qualified as a Solicitor. He has extensive experience managing...

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19th October 2023 | Court of Protection, OM&M News

Osborne Morris & Morgan recognised in The Legal 500 UK Firms to Watch List

We are delighted to announce that for the first time, Osborne Morris & Morgan’s Court of Protection and Personal Injury Trust team have been recognised as a firm to watch in the 2023 Legal 500 UK Firms to Watch list....

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We are at APIL’s Annual Clinical Negligence Conference this September!

We're delighted to announce that we will be exhibiting at the Association of Personal Injury Lawyer's Annual Clinical Negligence Conference from the 27th - 29th September 2023 in Brighton.

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17th July 2023 | Court of Protection

What are the responsibilities of a Lay Deputy?

The Court of Protection presides over the affairs of a person who is deemed as lacking the mental capacity to manage their own property & finances and/or their health & welfare. In some circumstances, a professional Deputy is appointed by...

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Osborne Morris & Morgan are at APIL’s Advanced Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Conference

We’re delighted to announce that we will be exhibiting at the Association of Personal Injury Lawyer’s Advanced Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Conference from the 17th – 19th May 2023 at the Celtic Manor Resort in Newport, South Wales. This...

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03rd August 2022 | Court of Protection

How to apply for a Deputyship to the Court of Protection

A Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) is an agreement to protect the interests of a person who has lost their mental capacity. Ideally, an LPA is in place by the person concerned while they are still mentally competent. However, if...

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22nd July 2022 | Court of Protection

What to do if a Deputy isn’t acting in a person’s financial best interests

What to do if you feel an appointed Deputy is failing to act in the person’s best interests.

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08th July 2022 | Court of Protection

What is a Lay Deputy?

A professional Deputy is appointed by the Court to make such decisions on their behalf and, in others, a “Lay Deputy” is appointed.

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Covid-19 and dementia: supporting a loved one by managing their affairs

We offer advice on how to help a loved one suffering with dementia during the Coronavirus crisis.

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NAIDEX rescheduled to November due to Coronavirus

NAIDEX rescheduled to November due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) NAIDEX rescheduled to November due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) 19th March 2020 NAIDEX was due to be held this month, but has been rescheduled for November due to the coronavirus.

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11th July 2019 | Court of Protection

How to change your Deputy (Court of Protection)

There could be many reasons for needing or wanting to change who your Deputy is, to help manage your affairs. So how would you go about changing your Deputy?

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