Court Of Protection
Ashfords' lawyers are experienced in acting as Professional Deputies for individuals as well as assisting families with the complex application forms. We can assist in the day to day administration of the individuals where an individual becomes mentally incapable of handling their own property and financial affairs; unless they have executed a Power of Attorney it is necessary for an application to be made to the Court of Protection for a person to be appointed as their Deputy.
- Deputyship applications
- Applications for additional trustees
- Management of financial affairs
- Statutory wills
- Applications for co-trustee appointment to facilitate equity release on property
- Application for a statutory will for the purposes of inheritance tax planning