Court of Protection
We offer a wealth of expertise in the safeguarding of vulnerable members of our society through our Court of Protection team and do so with sensitivity and compassion with a true understanding of the issues surrounding the welfare of the client and their families.
As the UK population continues to age, conditions such as alzheimers and dementia become prevalent leaving families with the worry and stresses of how to look after them.
Our lawyers have particular experience in supporting vulnerable people, those with mental incapacity, their families and their advisers, working at all times to achieve the best possible outcome for the client.
Our areas of expertise includes:
- Compensation Protection Trusts
- Disputes in the Court of Protection
- Inheritance Tax
- Powers of Attorney
- Probate & Administration of Estates
Our court of protection solicitors will advise on your best course of action which may include making an application to the Court of Protection for the appointment of a deputy (a deputy could be a family member, a friend or a solicitor) as well as the approval of gifts.
As well as acting as a professional deputy our team also support lay deputies in fulfilling their role, liaise with care professionals and support workers on behalf of the client, take care of any property transactions and provide support to compensation professionals in the provision of deputyships as part of a compensation settlement.
To discuss our range of compensation services and how we may help a vulnerable member of your family please contact us using the online enquiry form or by calling us on one of the contact numbers shown.