Applications in the Court of Protection


If you are appointed as a deputy or attorney you may find you still require the permission of the Court of Protection to undertake certain tasks on behalf of the person who lacks mental capacity. This is because the authority of an attorney or deputy is limited. This can mean a separate application to the Court as and when required.

As a family member of someone lacking mental capacity you may also be contacted in relation to a decision to be made about that person, such as where they should live. It may be that an application to the Court of Protection is required and you are asked to respond

We can assist you with making or responding to applications in the Court of Protection, including, but not limited to:

If you would like to discuss this further please do not hesitate to contact us.