Contentious Property & Affairs Issues in the Court of Protection - Develop Your Skills
Professional deputies and legal professionals frequently make property and affairs applications to the Court of Protection relating to various matters concerning those who lack capacity.
Such applications can sometimes lead to contested proceedings, which although may settle at an early stage, may also proceed through to a final hearing for judicial determination.
This webinar is designed to guide you through property and affairs proceedings from the initial application through to final hearing, providing practical advice and tips to assist legal professionals.
What You Will Learn
This webinar will cover the following:
- The general application process in the Court of Protection including online applications
- Tips and tricks regarding how to get the application off to a strong start including:
- The suitability of the client (proposed deputy) if applying for lay deputyship
- Initial evidential issues in preparing the application including capacity issues
- The COP3 completion, including the new revised COP3 format
- Service and notification requirements including in respect of difficult family members
- Urgent applications - what is urgent?
- Discussing various types of applications to the Court of Protection
- Considering ACC requirements when making certain applications
- What happens when someone objects to the application?
- The interplay between health and welfare and property and affairs proceedings
- Preparing the case for directions hearing(s)
- Preparing the case for final hearing
- Matters that are sent to panel deputies
- Costs - getting paid for the work you have done
This pre-recorded webinar will be streamed at 12:30pm on Thursday 15th February 2024 and will remain available to view by delegates who have registered by then for 90 days.
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