Everything you need to know about Lasting Power of Attorneys
Record numbers of people are formally assigning emergency decision-making to those they trust with a Lasting Power of Attorney. 726,000 people handed over control of their affairs to those they trust in 2016 alone and the figure has grown by 180 percent in the last 5 years alone.
Court of Protection rule on best interests contraceptive patch case
The recent case of The Hospital Trust and Miss V & Others  EWCOP 20 before the Court of Protection highlighted the application of the best interestâ€™s principle in extremely sensitive surroundings.