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What is the Court of Protection?

Added by Berlad Graham
April 19, 2023

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The Court of Protection is a judicial body responsible for aiding those who no longer have the mental capacity to make decisions about their affairs. The Court of Protection can make decisions relating to:

  • Health and Welfare.
  • Finances and Property.

It is essential that you seek the advice of a trusted solicitor who can advise and assist you with Court of Protection and Deputyship matters and the Mental Capacity Act. At Berlad Graham LLP, we ensure that all our clients, including elderly and vulnerable adults, are protected and listened to throughout their matter.

At Berlad Graham LLP, we have experience in advising with the following matters:

  • Court of Protection applications.
  • Acting as professional deputies where required.
  • Supporting laypeople where necessary to apply to become a deputy.
  • Assisting with the Mental Capacity assessment process.
  • Advising and supporting deputies with their responsibilities.
  • Advising and supporting should disputes arise concerning the decisions being made for the person who lacks mental capacity.

To speak to an experienced and knowledgeable solicitor about a Court of Protection application or becoming a Deputy, please contact Berlad Graham LLP on 0330 175 5655 or email