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Lasting Power of Attorney Objection

Lasting Power of Attorney Objection

Our Elderly, Care & Mental Capacity team acted on behalf of a client who was in his 90’s, with full capacity, who had appointed his step daughter as his attorney. When it came to registering the Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) with the Office of the Public Guardian, the client’s two daughters (who he had named as people to be notified of the application, in order to keep them in the loop) objected to the registration on the grounds that he didn’t have the capacity to make the LPA in the first place!

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Elderly Care and Mental CapacityWills, Trusts & Probate
Protecting a Mother’s Assets

Protecting a Mother’s Assets

Our Elderly, Care & Mental Capacity team act as Court of Protection Deputy for a client who can no longer deal with her own financial affairs. It is a sad case and the client concerned has a long history of depression and has had significant mental health difficulties over the course of the last few years. We became aware that at some stage she had been financially and physically abused by her alcoholic son who had effectively defrauded her of all of her savings by forging her signature on her cheques. Whilst living with her son, the house that belonged to our client was not maintained and she was living in squalor.

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Elderly Care and Mental CapacityWills, Trusts & Probate