What is a COP24 form?

What is a COP24 form?

Form COP24: Give a witness statement about a person who lacks capacity. Use this witness statement to give evidence to the Court of Protection about a person who lacks, or may lack, capacity to safeguard themselves.

How do you take a case to the Court of Protection?

Anyone can apply:

  1. You can apply if you have a question that the Court has the authority to decide.
  2. Your legal guardian would apply if you are under 18, and they could apply without permission.
  3. Your attorney, deputy or anyone named in a court order relating to the matter could also apply, without needing permission.

What is a Court of Protection form?

Proceedings about you in the Court of Protection. COP14. After the Court has issued the application for an oral hearing. This form should be completed by the applicant and provided to the person who lacks (or may lack) capacity. It notifies them that proceedings have started at Court and the reasons for this.

What is a cop15 form?

Legal professionals can use this form to tell someone that proceedings are underway in court about their property, affairs or personal welfare.

What is a cop 3?

Use Form COP3 (an ‘assessment of capacity’) to submit an expert opinion about someone’s mental capacity as part of an application to make decisions for them.

What happens at a Court of Protection hearing?

The court decides what will constitute the evidence for the case. They will send directions to the applicant, their representative and anyone else identified as a party, setting out: the issues of the case that will require evidence. what evidence is needed to decide those issues.

How long does a Court of Protection take?

In most straightforward cases it tends to take around 3 to 4 months.

How long does it take to go through the Court of Protection?

The process of applying for a Deputyship Order to the Court of Protection usually takes four to six months. There are a number of different documents that need to be submitted which include: Application form – providing details of the proposed Deputy or Deputies, the individual, the type of application etc.

What does a Court of Protection Solicitor do?

Services in: Court Of Protection Solicitors The Court of Protection is the judicial body responsible for making decisions relating to the management of finances and other affairs of those individuals who lack the mental capacity to do so themselves.

What is a COP9 Court of Protection?

Form COP9: Apply to make decisions on someone’s behalf (‘application notice’) Use this ‘application notice’ to tell court that you’re going to apply for a Court of Protection order. From: HM Courts & Tribunals Service Published 1 July 2015 Last updated 7 May 2020 — See all updates.

Who can complete a COP3?

The COP3 is the statutory form required by the Court of Protection for assessment of capacity. The form needs to be completed by an assessing clinical professional such as a psychiatrist.

Who can complete a cop 3 form?