M and H v P

Mental Capacity Law Cases

M and H v P


Summary In this case the court was considering an application that the court should authorise the making of a statutory will on P’s behalf and the issue arose of whether… Read more »

CategoryPractice and procedure - Without notice applications, Statutory wills - Statutory wills, Statutory wills Date

Re DB; Re EC


Summary [1] This decision concerns the habitual residence of two people placed by Scottish authorities in hospital in England.  For a Scottish perspective on the judgment, see the article by… Read more »

CategoryStatutory wills - Statutory wills, Other Date

AG v BMBC & Anor


Summary In this case, District Judge Bellamy has given some rare, and useful, clarification as to the seriousness of the consideration that must be given to the use of covert… Read more »

CategoryMedical treatment - Deprivation of liberty, Statutory wills - Statutory wills Date

Re R


Summary In a judgment from a case heard prior to the decision in Re SRK but delivered afterwards (without referring to it) Senior Judge Lush has also weighed into the… Read more »

CategoryArticle 5 ECHR - Deprivation of liberty, Statutory wills - Statutory wills, State imputability Date

K v LM


Summary In this case P was seriously assaulted by her birth mother when very young. She eventually received a large CICA award. Her care needs were met by the income… Read more »

CategoryStatutory wills - Statutory wills Date

Re AB


Summary: This judgment, delivered some time ago, but only very recently made publicly available, deals with a short but important point as to whether (and upon what basis) the CoP… Read more »

CategoryPractice and procedure - Other, Statutory wills - Statutory wills Date

NT v FS & Ors


Summary: This was an application by NT (‘the Deputy’) for authority to execute a statutory will on behalf of F who was now 74 with Alzheimer’s dementia. A former professional… Read more »

CategoryStatutory wills - Statutory wills Date

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