Court of Protection
The Court of Protection was established to protect people who cannot protect themselves due to lack of mental capacity. If no Attorney has been appointed in a Lasting Power of Attorney – then the Court is there to deal with decision making, and in some cases, disputes. The Court’s decisions are based on the best interests of the vulnerable person.
Stone Rowe Brewer solicitors, with offices in Twickenham and Teddington, have joined a number of organisations representing older and vulnerable people to raise serious concerns around the Government’s online tool for creating Lasting Powers [...]
The justice secretary, Liz Truss (pictured), has arranged an emergency domestic abuse review to investigate ways of banning perpetrators from directly cross-examining their victims within the family court system. The minister has responded to [...]
Throughout the month of May, the BBC have been broadcasting a series of programmes focusing on dementia – broadcasting inspirational stories and offering help and advice on an illness that affects 800,000 people across the UK. Angela Rippon [...]
When a Will is made it can be difficult to predict what changes may happen to a family in the future, and it is even harder to predict changes in the law. Fortunately, all is [...]