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We are dealing with an application to the Court of Protection for approval to all past and future care payments and retrospective approval of a gift. We need to serve the application and supporting evidence to all persons named in the application. Which of the application documents need to be sent to the people to be served?

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Published on LexisPSL on 11/01/2019

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  • We are dealing with an application to the Court of Protection for approval to all past and future care payments and retrospective approval of a gift. We need to serve the application and supporting evidence to all persons named in the application. Which of the application documents need to be sent to the people to be served?
  • Service of the application on respondents
  • Notification of P and other interested parties that the application has been issued

We are dealing with an application to the Court of Protection for approval to all past and future care payments and retrospective approval of a gift. We need to serve the application and supporting evidence to all persons named in the application. Which of the application documents need to be sent to the people to be served?

We refer you to the following Practice Notes which may be of assistance:

  1. Making an application to the Court of Protection

  2. Court of Protection—service of documents

  3. Court of Protection—notification

You will see from the above Practice Notes that there is a distinction between service of the application on those persons named as respondents in the COP1 application form and the notification of P and other interested parties that the application has been issued.

Service of the application on respondents

Within 14 days of the date on which the application form was issued, the applicant must serve a copy of the application on any person who is named as respondent in the application, together with copies of all the

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