A deputy is appointed by the Court of Protection to manage financial matters on behalf of a person who is unable to do this for themselves. A deputy can be appointed to act on behalf of an adult, or a child if it is likely that the child will continue to...
While you may be fully able to deal with your finances and property, family members or friends might not be. People who have a mental impairment, for instance through age, ill health or as a result of an accident often need someone to look after their finances.
The Court of Protection is a specialist court set up to help a people who wish to look after the finances of a vulnerable relative or friend.
Our specialist team of solicitors can offer advice and assistance on the options available if a friend or relative can no longer look after their finances, contact us on 0203 837 3658.