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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. 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.Contents includes:Capacity and best interests;The new Court of Protection;Practice and procedure in the new Court of Protection;The deputy;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;Litigation;Trusts and trustees;Costs;Gifts and other dispositions of property;Enduring powers of attorney;Lasting powers of attorney;Foreign matters.Previous ISBN: 9781845922443
Chapter 1 Capacity and best interestsChapter 2 The new Court of ProtectionChapter 3 The Public Guardian and other bodiesChapter 4 Practice and procedure in the new Court of ProtectionChapter 5 The deputyChapter 6 The welfare of PChapter 7 The duties of a property and affairs deputyChapter 8 Managing the property and affairs of PChapter 9 Sale and purchase of propertyChapter 10 LitigationChapter 11 Trusts and trusteesChapter 12 CostsChapter 13 Gifts, wills and trustsChapter 14 Enduring powers of attorney and the Court of ProtectionChapter 15 Lasting powers of attorneyChapter 16 Foreign matters