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Boyes Turner LLP | United Kingdom | 19 Aug 2019

Making gift applications to the Court of Protection

Jemma Garside explains what is required to make a gift on behalf of another and explores the recent case law including the recent judgment in of FL v

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Boyes Turner LLP | United Kingdom | 12 Jul 2019

Do I need to apply for a Health and Welfare Deputyship?

Where a person lacks the necessary capacity to make decisions about their health and welfare the Court of Protection has always preferred to make a

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Boyes Turner LLP | United Kingdom | 17 Jun 2019

DNA testing and the Court of Protection

The recent case of DCC v NHL 2019 EWCOP9 considered an application by a local authority for an order permitting a DNA sample to be taken from NHL

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Kingsley Napley | United Kingdom | 7 Jun 2019

Deputyships - Why won’t certain companies speak with me?

When you are appointed as a deputy by the Court of Protection, you will encounter a number of problems in managing the property and affairs of the

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Hill Dickinson LLP | United Kingdom | 5 Jun 2019

New Court of Protection decision concerning withdrawal of clinically assisted nutrition and hydration (CANH)

Application to withdraw clinically assisted nutrition and hydration brought by the CCG, supported by P's family, resulted in approval by the court

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Kingsley Napley | United Kingdom | 31 May 2019

How should a deputy manage a person’s investments?

If you have been appointed as a deputy by the Court of Protection to manage the property and affairs of someone who lacks mental capacity, there are a

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Boyes Turner LLP | United Kingdom | 23 May 2019

Who should be appointed Deputy?

The recent case of NKR v The Thomson Snell and Passmore Trust Corporation Ltd 2019 EWCOP 15 concerned an application to the Court of Protection for

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Anthony Gold | United Kingdom | 15 May 2019

The Office of The Public Guardian’s Safeguarding Role

Safeguarding is a term which is used to describe how vulnerable adults and children are protected from abuse or neglect. Vulnerable people with

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RadcliffesLeBrasseur | United Kingdom | 18 Apr 2019

Care homes briefing 192 - Capacity: Social media and internet use

As is well known capacity is time and decision specific. Providers will be aware that errors are often made in the way that the Mental Capacity Act

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Anthony Gold | United Kingdom | 4 Apr 2019

Removal of deputy

In this third and last of the series of articles concerning the role of the Court of Protection appointed Deputy, I will look at the basis on which

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