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.