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Our Court of Protection Solicitors are experts in managing the property and financial affairs of a loved one or friend who have lost mental capacity to manage finances themselves.

During such a difficult time we know you want to speak to a professional and friendly person who can guide you in the right direction and organise all the legal necessities to give you peace of mind that the person affected will be cared for.

Call one of our Court of Protection Solicitors on 0343 507 5151 e-mail willsteam@gorvins.com or fill in our online form and one of our expert solicitors will get back to you straight away to discuss the needs of you and your loved one.

Gorvins Approach to Court of Protection

Our highly skilled Court of Protection solicitors will help you every step of the way when it comes to making an application to the Court of Protection. With our experience and knowledge, we can guide you through the criteria that you will need to meet in order to satisfy the court of your suitability to act on the behalf of your loved one.

Making an application to the Court of Protection requires the use of a solicitor who really does know what they are talking about to ensure that the best advice. Our experience ranges from representing people who have been involved in serious, life-threatening accidents to deputyships for the elderly who may be suffering from Dementia or Alzheimer’s disease.

When do I have to apply to the Court of Protection?

When somebody lacks mental capability to manage their own affairs and a Lasting Power of Attorney has not been put in place, the Court of Protection will appoint a deputy to look after and manage that person’s affairs

The Court doesn’t just hand over their duties to anyone; instead an application needs to be made where the Court is completely satisfied that the right person or people are being appointed.

How Can Gorvins Help?

Our expert team of solicitors understand the difficulties and sensitivities involved in acting as a professional Court of Protection Deputy and so Gorvins have the trained personnel to be able to make your application smooth and as efficient as possible.

We have experience of preparing annual accounts to the Office of the Public Guardian, preparing home tax returns, employing carers and support workers as well as dealing with care home fees. We can also help prepare statutory wills when some no longer has the capacity to make one or their Will is out of date.

The Court of Protection Solicitors at Gorvins are recognised experts in this field and we treat each case individually and ensure you get the right advice for your family’s circumstances.

Contact Gorvins Solicitors

Contact the Gorvins Court of Protection team on 0343 507 5151, e-mail willsteam@gorvins.com or fill in our online form and we will call you straight back.

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