HMRC has released its latest publication on inheritance tax statistics. It shows that revenues continue to increase in respect of a tax which some consider to be unfair. HMRC collected a total of £5.2bn of inheritance tax in 2017-18. This is an 8%...
Our probate team is frequently instructed to act on Court of Protection matters. As solicitors we can be appointed as professional deputies or we can advise the person likely to look after the mentally incapacitated person's affairs, finances and all aspects of Court of Protection.
The Court of Protection's primary role is to protect those who cannot manage their own decisions and finances in their best interest. Additionally it seeks to regulate those that are appointed to look after a vulnerable person's finances.
We have been carrying out Court of Protection work on behalf of vulnerable people and appointed individuals for over 30 years. We are also regularly appointed by local authorities which is testament to our skills in this field.