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Court of Protection

Welcome to our Court of Protection blog featuring updates, guidance and news from the Wrigleys team.

Court of Protection

October 21, 2016 - Case Update

LPA donors are now able to appoint attorneys through advance specification in their LPA so that a surviving jointly appointed attorney can continue to make decisions on their own should the other co-attorney be unable to act.

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September 13, 2016 - News

Congratulations to Charlotte Dyson for her place on the definitive annual list of young private client practitioners across the UK

September 2, 2016 - Case Update

Hot on the heels of the CoP’s recent lesson in how not to behave as a professional deputy, we might learn more lessons here from someone who got it wrong.

Case Update

Not-for-profit organisations who act as deputies should ensure that the fees they charge are in accordance with the terms of the deputyship order.

August 17, 2016 - Case Update

The conduct of this professional deputy is rather mystifying and it is unsurprising that the Court removed him.

August 9, 2016 - Guidance

Professional deputies will need to follow the new guidance closely when claiming deputyship general management costs as the OPG and SCCO tighten up the costs regime.

July 4, 2016 - Guidance

This guide provides up to date care and support advice and information for people in Sheffield

June 28, 2016 - Case Update

This decision shows that CoP judges will give considerable weight to the source of a testator’s wealth and how it is being preserved when approving the execution of a Statutory Will.

June 6, 2016 - Case Update

Yes, says the Court of Protection.

A daughter continues as health and welfare attorney for her father, though the Judge partially revoked the property and affairs LPA.

May 31, 2016 - Guidance

The Public Guardian has issued new guidance about gifting for someone acting as a deputy or attorney.

May 27, 2016 - Uncategorised

The Public Guardian has issued a new guidance note on the hot topic of family care. There have been several cases before the Court of Protection recently about gratuitous care payments.

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