June 2022 | Curtis Parkinson

Court Decides On 60-Year-Old’s Capacity in 2009

Decision on Past Capacity: Public Guardian v RI and others [2022] EWCOP 22 This case focuses on whether a 60-year-old male, known as RD, had the capacity in 2009 to execute Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs). Ultimately, the Court of Protection ordered the Office of the Public Guardian to cancel the registration of a lasting…

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Lasting Power of Attorney Revamp

We all take things for granted – until we no longer have them. It’s human nature. So, when the prospect of losing the ability to make decisions or express an opinion crops up, considering the benefits of drawing up Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs) should be top of your agenda. LPAs (and Enduring Powers of…

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