Lasting Power of Attorney Objection

Signing Document

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… Read more »

Care Home Contract Issues

Signing Document

Our Elderly, Care & Mental Capacity team acted for a client who wanted to challenge the terms of a care home contract that related to her husband. He had been occupying a room in a residential care home for over a year when the care home decided that they could no longer cater for his… Read more »

Protecting a Mother’s Assets

Houses

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… Read more »

Acting as Deputy or Attorney

What is a deputy and how can they help someone who has lost mental capacity? A deputy is a person who is appointed by the Court of Protection to make decisions on behalf of an individual who has lost the mental capacity to make their own decisions. Any suitable person can act as a deputy,… Read more »

Justine Clowes

Justine Clowes, Partner at SAS Daniels LLP

I am Business Owner, Joint Head of Macclesfield Office, Head of Private Client and Partner. I specialise in wills and wealth planning, powers of attorney and court of protection legal matters, with a strong focus on working with people who lack mental capacity and their families. I have a special interest in legal services that benefit… Read more »