If a friend or a relative has lost mental capacity, you may need to apply to the Court of Protection for a deputy to be appointed to manage their affairs. These decisions are for issues involving the person’s property, financial affairs, health and personal welfare.
The importance of Court of Protection
It is the responsibility of the Court of Protection to make important decisions – such as those relating to the management of finances – for people lacking the mental capacity to make these decisions themselves. It is imperative that a person’s best interests are always put first. We understand the importance of safeguarding financial affairs effectively, and our expert team is highly experienced in ensuring our clients’ welfare is always protected.
What we offer
At Waldron & Schofield we realise the sensitive nature of this aspect of UK law. Our team therefore handles all cases with a friendly and personalised approach, ensuring our clients are well looked after and fully informed every step of the way. We believe this is especially important when dealing with personal finance and health issues that can be difficult and sometimes complex. Our experienced Court of Protection solicitors can provide:
- Practical advice in this sensitive area
- Support through what may be a distressing and lengthy process
- Management of the process on your behalf from start to finish