Court Of Protection Solicitors

If an individual has lost capacity, then someone may need to be appointed to manage their finances or make decisions about their property. If they have not already created a Lasting Power of Attorney or an Enduring power of Attorney then an application will need to be made to the Court of Protection. BRR Law can make this application for a Deputy for you.

Who Can Become A Deputy

Any person who is over the age of 18 years and meets the Court of Protections requirement e.g not bankrupt. Commonly a spouse, partner, child or children or other close relative will make the application.

When Might A Deputyship Order Be Needed

People may lack mental capacity because, for example:

  • they’ve had a serious brain injury or illness
  • they have dementia
  • they have severe learning disabilities

What Is A Deputy?

A Deputy is a person appointed by the court of protection to manage the affairs of someone who has lost mental capacity.

A formal application will need to be made to the Court of Protection, which will include providing evidence that the individual does not have mental capacity. We can assist with all stages of the application process.

“A formal application will need to be made to the Court of Protection, We can assist with all stages of the application process. “

Victoria Payne
Partner and Head of Department
BRR Law

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