What the Princess of Pop teaches us about Capacity – Belinda Cheney – UK Human Rights Blog

Posted July 11th, 2022 in Court of Protection, deputyship, human rights, mental health, news by tracey

‘I was gripped by the Britney Spears saga. This phenomenally successful pop star was deemed to lack capacity in relation to most aspects of her life and finances for more than 13 years allowing her father full control over her considerable fortune and her person and critically, she was unable to object until the “Free Britney” movement highlighted the rampant injustice of the situation. Only then was she was permitted to appoint her own lawyer and “freed”. In this we consider briefly the similarities and differences between the US conservatorship and the UK deputyship.’

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UK Human Rights Blog, 7th July 2022

Source: ukhumanrightsblog.com

The authority of Property and Affairs Deputies – Local Government Lawyer

Posted November 12th, 2021 in Court of Protection, deputyship, disabled persons, local government, news by tracey

‘Arianna Kelly analyses a case relating to the scope of the authority of Property and Affairs Deputies post the ruling in ACC.’

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Local Government Lawyer, 12th November 2021

Source: www.localgovernmentlawyer.co.uk

What Are Deputyships And What Do They Mean For Our Rights? – Each Other

‘There are two distinct types of deputyship: property and financial affairs deputyship (PFAP) and personal welfare deputyship (PWD). Approximately 375 PWDs and 15,000 PFAPs are applied per year.’

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Each Other, 18th August 2021

Source: eachother.org.uk

131: Deputyship Orders in the Court of Protection – Amelia Walker – Law Pod UK

Posted December 1st, 2020 in costs, Court of Protection, deputyship, news, podcasts, third parties by sally

‘Earlier this year Hilder J considered the question of whether a deputy can recover their costs from the protected person’s assets when they have instructed a legal firm with which they are associated. Amelia Walker discusses this judgment, which also outlines the limits of a deputy’s authority, with Rosalind English.’

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Law Pod UK, 30th November 2020

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Applications to the Court of Protection: The Notification Process – Family Law

Posted October 11th, 2019 in Court of Protection, deputyship, news, notification, time limits by tracey

‘The Court of Protection is unable to make a Deputyship order unless the appropriate notification process has been followed by the applicant.’

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Family Law, 10th October 2019

Source: www.familylaw.co.uk