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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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16th April 2019 | Court of Protection

5 “best interests” you need to consider before making a decision on behalf of a loved one who lacks capacity

In general, it is the right of everyone to make decisions about what happens to them, restricted only by requirements and prohibitions of the law. However, in some cases people are judged to lack mental capacity to make informed decisions,...

02nd April 2019 | Probate & Power of Attorney

Is it time for a Lasting Power of Attorney?

What is a Lasting Power of Attorney? And when is the best time to arrange it? How to prepare should you ever lose mental capacity and make meaningful decisions.

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20th March 2019 | Court of Protection

Court of Protection – Protecting your loved ones

If you have a family dependent on you, you may sometimes worry about what would happen if you were no longer able to look after them, especially if any of them have special needs.

07th March 2019 | Court of Protection

Useful terms for a Deputy

As a person’s illness progresses there may come a time when they can no longer make certain decisions for themselves. In this situation someone else- perhaps you- can make certain decisions for them, by becoming a Deputy. If a Lasting...

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Court of Protection: Who can be a Deputy?

If someone you know and care about no longer has capacity to make certain decisions on their own and you want to help them, there are steps you can take to support them in managing their affairs. Even after a...

Court of Protection: How to make an application for Deputyship

When a family member or a friend loses mental capacity, the most ideal arrangement is to already have a Lasting Power of Attorney (‘LPA’) in place. This is put in place by a person concerned while they still have capacity....

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