Ideally most people will start to take steps to produce a Lasting Power of Attorney but sometimes mental incapacity can strike suddenly.
Such a situation means direct action with the Court of Protection. We have the specific experience and have acted for many families to help them navigate the Court of Protection. This means that a Deputy can be appointed to make decisions for a vulnerable person. This can allow for the sale of a house to pay for care fees, to make essential healthcare decisions or to manage a person’s financial estate generally.
We are able to offer an independent Deputyship service. Rob Gore is a solicitor and head of our Private Client Department. He has acted as a Deputy for clients for many years assisting the client, and their families, manage their financial affairs.
We are able to assist family members, local authorities and other care agencies who are trying to help someone manage their finances when mental capacity is a concern.
Our services include:
- assisting someone to become a Deputy
- acting as a professional Deputy
- advice on Court of Protection procedures
- assistance with Deputyship reports and/or Court of Protection Visits
For an initial discussion and for more information on our Vulnerable Client Service please contact Rob Gore (Department Head and Specialist Solicitor) on 01606 74301 or email [email protected]