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Court of Protection Applications
If an individual loses mental capacity and there isn’t a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) in place, you may need to make an application to the Court of Protection to make decisions on their behalf. It is important that you seek legal help or representation when making an application to ensure that you are able to provide the right support for your loved one.
If you need to make an application, you are already involved in an application, our friendly and knowledgeable experts are here to help guide you through the process.
The applications may include:
- Making a gift
- Making a statutory will
- Making decisions about health or welfare
- Contesting a deputy or attorney’s appointment
- Bringing or defending a legal claim
To find out how we can help with your application to the Court of Protection, contact us today by calling 0345 872 6666. Alternatively, complete our online enquiry form and we will get back to you.
How JMW Can Help
Applications to court can be daunting, complex and overwhelming, especially for someone who is already vulnerable or has commitments. We can help you fill in the relevant application forms, ensure they are processed correctly with the Court of Protection and provide representation should any disputes arise.
Decisions are often sensitive and life-changing but rest assured your matter will be in safe hands at JMW. We ensure the process is handled efficiently and as stress-free as possible, working closely with you and your loved one.
Our expert team, headed up by Megan Christie-Copeland, has more than 230 years of combined experience, and has handled all types of clients, impairments and legal matters. Members of the team are able to speak 9 other languages between them, including Arabic, French, German, Hindi, Punjabi, Spanish, Turkish, Urdu and Welsh. By supporting those clients whose first language is not English, they are able to gain a greater understanding of their best interests.