Re KC; LCR v SC, AEC, CP

Mental Capacity Law Cases

Re KC; LCR v SC, AEC, CP


In this case, the applicant, one of P’s daughters sought an order that powers of attorney for property and affairs and welfare be not registered. The powers were in joint… Read more »

CategoryLasting Powers of Attorney, Lasting Powers of Attorney - Best interests, Lasting Powers of Attorney - Revocation Date

The Public Guardian v Marvin


In The Public Guardian v Marvin [2014] EWCOP 47, P had appointed his son as attorney for finance and affairs and health and welfare. The Public Guardian became concerned because… Read more »

CategoryLasting Powers of Attorney - Best interests Date

Day & Others v Royal College of Music & Harris


Summary: The Court of Appeal considered two appeals arising from disputes relating to the estate of the late Sir Malcolm Arnold. The disputes were, in reality, between Sir Malcolm Arnold’s… Read more »

CategoryLasting Powers of Attorney - Best interests Date

Re Harcourt


Summary: Two months after her husband passed away, Mrs Harcourt appointed her younger daughter (‘donee’) to manage her property and financial affairs under a Lasting Power of Attorney (‘LPA’). Care… Read more »

CategoryLasting Powers of Attorney - Best interests, Lasting Powers of Attorney - Revocation Date

Re J


Summary: This case merits highlighting for a short but important exercise of statutory construction carried out by HHJ Marshall QC. In factual circumstances that were not relevant to the point… Read more »

CategoryLasting Powers of Attorney - Best interests, Lasting Powers of Attorney - Revocation Date

Re RC (Deceased)


Summary: The judgment was given in unusual circumstances, in the context of an appeal by P (RC)’s niece, SC, against a costs order made in favour of the London Borough… Read more »

CategoryCOP jurisdiction and powers - Costs, Lasting Powers of Attorney - Best interests Date

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