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The Court of Protection is a specialist court that has authority to make decisions on behalf of people who lack the necessary mental capacity to make decisions themselves in an informed way. The Court of Protection commonly deals with decisions that affect people living with dementia, a brain injury or some other mental health disorder. Any decision of the court is made having regard to the best interests of the person concerned and in accordance with the principles of the Mental Capacity Act 2005.
The specialist Court of Protection team at Pinney Talfourd is led by Matthew Edwards. Matthew is one of only 71 solicitors in the country listed on the Court-Approved List of Panel Deputies; in this role, he regularly accepts deputyship appointments from the Court of Protection which involve complex financial circumstances and family disputes for clients not only in Essex and London but further afield.
The Court of Protection deals with a wide range of applications, but more routinely deals with applications that lead to:
Matthew and his team of expert solicitors have the necessary experience and expertise to guide you through the process of a Court of Protection application.
If you require further information relating to Court of Protection services, please feel free to contact Matthew Edwards directly. We offer free initial consultations to discuss your situation in more detail in any of our offices across Essex and London, and we can meet clients away from our offices if you are unable to personally attend.