Best interests

This is a classic case of an attorney trying his best to look after his severely disabled father but having no regard for the proper management of money and resources. It examines the payments [...]

Probate Update

Here's a quick update on probate matters - Delay in implementation of Guardianship (Missing Persons) Act 2017; Death notification service; Publication of probate fees by law firms and the new [...]

Capacity to marry

Some of the Court of Protection cases are sad and long on facts. This is one of them: AB v HT [2018] EWCOP 2. It involved M, a 37 year old Somali woman, who lacked capacity at the time of the [...]