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A Practitioner's Guide to the Court of Protection

By: Martin Terrell, Caroline Bielanska, Justin Holmes, Richard Frimston
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Published: 24-05-2018
Format: Paperback
Edition: 4th
Extent: 576
ISBN: 9781847669445
Imprint: Bloomsbury Professional
Dimensions: 234 x 156 mm
RRP: £85.00
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About A Practitioner's Guide to the Court of Protection

Navigate the extensive jurisdiction and powers of the Court of Protection.

The Court of Protection affects an ever increasing number of people, among whom are some of the most vulnerable members of society. They need the best support and protection that the law and legal profession can provide. A Practitioner's Guide to the Court of Protection is written by practitioners whose individual and combined experience provide an invaluable guide to the law and practical application.

The new Fourth Edition covers both the property and affairs and the welfare parts of the Court's jurisdiction, with new and expanded chapters covering:

- The Court of Protection Rules 2017
- Case management pathways
- Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty
- Private international law
- The practical application of the Mental Capacity Act 2005
- Lasting and Enduring Powers of Attorney
- Case law, practice and procedure of the Court of Protection
- Latest guidance and practice notes from the Office of the Public Guardian

It is essential reading for anyone involved in Court of Protection practice including private client practitioners, mental health practitioners, family law practitioners, deputies, local authorities, accountants, Independent Mental Capacity Advocates, Welfare Accredited Legal Representatives, and advocates.

Table Of Contents

Chapter 1: Capacity and Best Interests
Chapter 2: The Court of Protection
Chapter 3: The Public Guardian and other Bodies
Chapter 4: Practice and Procedure in the Court of Protection
Chapter 5: The Welfare of P
Chapter 6: Appointing the Deputy
Chapter 7: Changing and Ending the Deputyship
Chapter 8: The Property and Affairs Deputy
Chapter 9: Sale and Purchase of Property
Chapter 10: Trusts and Trustees
Chapter 11: Litigation in other Courts
Chapter 12: Gifts and other Dispositions of Property
Chapter 13: Costs
Chapter 14: Lasting Powers of Attorney
Chapter 15: Enduring Powers of Attorney and the Court of Protection
Chapter 16: Foreign Matters


“…a well-balanced and indispensable guide…I cannot recommend this work too highly to fellow Solicitors and others advising elderly and incapacitated clients or their dependants.” –  Solicitors for the Elderly, Review of a previous edition

“Practitioners…will benefit from the text which navigates them through this evolving area safely.” –  Family Law Week, Review of a previous edition

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