Practice and procedure

Practice and procedure guidance:

The Court of Protection Rules 2017 (COPR 2017), SI 2017/1035 were laid before Parliament on 30 October 2017 and came into force on 1 December 2017. COPR 2017 revoke the...

Practice Note

There are court fees and disbursements which will be payable by all applicants on making a new application to the court. In addition, fees are payable to the supervisory...

Practice Note

The Court of Protection Rules 2017 (COPR 2017) have the overriding objective of enabling the court to deal with a case justly and at proportionate cost, having regard to...

Practice Note

Once the application form has been issued, the next step is for copies to be served and to notify the person who lacks capacity (P) and other interested persons that the...

Practice Note

For certain applications to the Court of Protection (the court), the applicant used to have to obtain permission to apply before they could commence proceedings. However,...

Practice Note

Case No. [insert] [IN THE COURT OF PROTECTION] [SITTING AT THE [Insert court] CIVIL JUSTICE CENTRE] [IN THE MATTER OF THE MENTAL CAPACITY ACT 2005] [IN THE MATTER OF...

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Introduction This Practice Note sets out when decisions made by the Court of Protection can be reconsidered; how they can be appealed, and the basis upon which appeals...

Practice Note

BREXIT IMPACT: As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

Practice Note

Practice Direction 9D—Application by currently appointed deputies, attorneys and donees in relation to P’s property and affairs (PD 9D), made under rule 9.11 of the Court...

Practice Note

Produced in partnership with the Legal Action Group, publishers of the Court of Protection Handbook from which parts of this Practice Note are taken. When is it necessary...

Practice Note

Dear Dr [insert name of GP] Re: [insert name of patient] We are instructed on behalf of [insert name of proposed deputy] and understand that the above named is your...

Precedents

Dear Dr [insert name of GP] Re: [insert name of patient] We are instructed on behalf of [insert name of proposed deputy] and understand that the above named is your...

Precedents

Dear Dr [insert name of GP] Re: [insert name of patient] We are instructed on behalf of [insert name of proposed deputy] and understand that the above named is your...

Precedents

This Practice Note considers when a litigation friend or an accredited legal representative (ALR) or other representative (known collectively as Rule 1.2 representatives)...

Practice Note

Applications to the Court of Protection (the court) are governed by the Court of Protection Rules 2017 (COPR 2017) and the Court of Protection Practice Directions rather...

Practice Note

New Practice Directions and, in some cases, replacements to the Court of Protection Rules 2007 have been made with effect from 1 July 2015. As a result of the amendments...

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