Where a defendant is a protected person1 the claim form must be served on the attorney under a registered enduring power of attorney, the donee of a lasting power of attorney or the deputy appointed by the Court of Protection2 or, where there is no such person, an adult with whom the protected party resides or in whose care the protected party is3. In the case of an application for an order appointing a litigation friend4 where a patient has no litigation friend5, service must be on every person on whom the claim form should
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