OPG v PGO, MAB, MJD

Mental Capacity Law Cases

OPG v PGO, MAB, MJD


Summary P had executed 2 LPAs, one welfare, one property and affairs, but the signature of P was witnessed by one of the proposed attorneys. The LPA was registered but… Read more »

CategoryLasting Powers of Attorney - Revocation Date

The Public Guardian’s Severance Applications


Summary In a series of cases noted on Bailli as The Public Guardian’s Severance Applications [2017] EWCOP 10, District Judge Eldergill made various rulings on applications made by the Public… Read more »

CategoryLasting Powers of Attorney - Revocation, Gifts - Gifts, - Severance Date

Re PP


Summary In three decisions, published together on Baillii at the end of 2017, District Judge Batten made rulings in relation to LPAs concerning PP. In the first of the decisions,… Read more »

CategoryMental capacity - Marriage, Lasting Powers of Attorney - Revocation Date

SAD and ACD v SED


Summary This is the first post-MCA case to consider the issue of capacity to revoke a lasting power of attorney (‘LPA’).[1] SED decided with capacity to appoint her daughters, SAD… Read more »

CategoryLasting Powers of Attorney - Revocation Date

The Public Guardian v PM &SH


Summary In this case the Senior Judge was dealing with an application for the partial revocation of a property and affairs LPA and the revocation of a welfare LPA. P’s… Read more »

CategoryLasting Powers of Attorney - Revocation Date

The Public Guardian v TW, KW, HF and SC


Summary In this case the Senior Judge was dealing with an application for the revocation of an LPA and the appointment of a deputy. The evidence about P’s capacity to… Read more »

CategoryLasting Powers of Attorney - Revocation Date

Re NRA & Ors


Summary Re NRA is the latest instalment in the Re X saga, in which the Court of Protection attempts to deal with the fallout from the judgment of the Supreme… Read more »

CategoryPractice and procedure - Other, Article 5 ECHR - Deprivation of liberty, Lasting Powers of Attorney - Revocation Author Benjamin Tankel Date

Re H, on the application of F and M


Summary and Comment In this case P’s parents applied to be appointed as P’s deputies for welfare and property and affairs. They also applied for the appointment of successive deputies… Read more »

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

The Public Guardian v DA, YS and ES


In this case the Public Guardian applied for the revocation of a LPA on the ground that the donees had failed to keep accounts and had used their position to… Read more »

CategoryLasting Powers of Attorney - Revocation Date

JL (Revocation of Lasting Power of Attorney)


Short Note In JL (Revocation of Lasting Power of Attorney) [2014] EWCOP 36, Senior Judge Lush considered an application by the Public Guardian to revoke and cancel the registration of… Read more »

CategoryLasting Powers of Attorney - Revocation Date

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