When a person lacking capacity has not appointed an attorney...

the appointment of a Deputy by the Court of Protection may be required. The Court of Protection will appoint the person it thinks will act in the person's best interests. Our lawyers are experienced in Court of Protection matters and will be more than happy to help with your Deputy application.

We can also advise on the following:

  • assisting deputies with legal issues, applications to the Court and practical advice on the duties of a deputy
  • deputy disputes and the appointment of independent deputies
  • making applications to the Office of the Public Guardian to make Statutory Wills or to remove funds from the Court Funds Office.
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