Deputyship

Deputyship

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What is Deputyship? Some people don’t have a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) in place when they lose the capacity to make decisions. If this happens, someone must apply for Deputyship, which can be a long and expensive process. You can avoid this by setting up an LPA. A Deputy is in charge of someone’s finances and…

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Dramatic Rise in Work for the Court of Protection

It has been revealed that applications to the Court of Protection have risen by around 50% in the past 10 years. This news was shared by a Senior Judge of the Court, Her Honour Judge Hilder, at the national Solicitors for the Elderly conference which took place in June. Judge Hilder said that 15,000 applications…

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