When is an Individual being Deprived of their Liberty – Guidance for Legal Professional’s seeking an Order from Court of Protection to Sell a Property 

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What is a Deprivation of Liberty Safeguard? Usually, a Deprivation of Liberty Safeguard (DoLS) application would be made for an individual who has been assessed as, or assumed not to have the mental capacity to understand their health and social care needs, who may be at risk from harm should they leave the current place…

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Who Can Complete a COP3 form?

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It will never happen to me If you have stumbled across this blog by accident it’s likely that you already have doubts about the mental capacity of your loved one to look after their own affairs. It might be that such difficulties never occurred to you before your loved one became too confused to be…

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