A Practitioner’s Guide to the Court of Protection is a user-friendly handbook providing practical and detailed coverage of this increasingly significant topic. It has been comprehensively updated to reflect the latest legislation affecting this area of the law including coverage of the new Court of Protection (Amendment) Rules 2017.
The new edition explains the provisions of the Mental Capacity Act 2005, the practices and procedures of the Court of Protection and the latest information from the Public Guardianship Office. A Practitioners Guide to the Court of Protection looks at the practical issues and problems facing deputies working under a more complex and challenging regime.
Capacity and best interests;
The new Court of Protection;
Practice and procedure in the new Court of Protection;
Application to appoint a deputy;
Changing and ending the deputyship;
The duties of a property and affairs deputy;
Managing the property and affairs of ‘P’;
Sale and purchase of property;
Trusts and trustees;
Gifts and other dispositions of property;
Enduring powers of attorney;
Lasting powers of attorney;