Court of Protection

We specialise in establishing the appropriate legal authority for you to make decisions for someone who is incapacitated.

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Court of Protection

Empathetic legal advice and guidance for Court of Protection applications

If someone reaches a point where they lack the mental capacity to handle their own affairs and doesn’t have a lasting power of attorney in place, they may need the assistance of others to act on their behalf.

In this highly sensitive situation, the guidance of an empathetic legal advisor is essential and can help you make a significant difference in their lives.

We specialise in establishing the appropriate legal authority for you to take decisions about someone’s property, finances, healthcare and welfare in their best interests. This involves applying to the Court of Protection to appoint you or someone else as a deputy to manage their affairs.

The Court of Protection is an official institution which plays a crucial role in making decisions concerning the affairs of adults (and, in certain cases, children) who lack the mental capacity to do it themselves.

Our legal team has extensive experience in dealing with Court of Protection issues, including a wealth of expertise to guide and assist you with the preparation of relevant applications and address any emerging issues. 

We can also facilitate the registration of lasting powers of attorney (LPAs) and provide a range of ongoing services to help both appointed deputies and attorneys fulfil their ongoing responsibilities.

To learn more about our work in this field and discover how we can support your unique circumstances, please get in touch with our team in St Albans, Harpenden or Luton.


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