Jordan’s Solicitors have a highly skilled Specialist Adult Care Department.
When a person lacks capacity to manage their own affairs, there are many things about which they or their family may need legal advice and assistance. Our Adult Care department can assist and represent clients in all matters of mental capacity including Court of Protection proceedings.
We have experience dealing with a wide range of Adult Care matters including:
• Unlawful deprivation of liberty.
• Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS).
• Best interests cases
• Living and care arrangements.
• Contact and visits.
• Matters concerning the Office of the Public Guardian (OPG).
• Medical treatment and Aftercare.
• Community Care assessments.
• Challenging the appointment of an existing deputy or attorney.
If you are unsure of any of the terminology used in these proceedings, please see our explanation page here
The Court of Protection
The Court of Protection is a specialist Court that makes decisions for vulnerable adults who have been assessed as lacking capacity, under the Mental Capacity Act 2005. The Court will consider whether someone has capacity regarding a particular decision, make decisions in respect of accommodation, contact and medical treatment.
Our Commitment to You and Your Family
Our Adult Care Department, led by Damian Dobson deal with all aspects of your case. We will provide you with initial legal advice and represent your views at court hearings.
Our team has a well known reputation for being client-focused. We can achieve positive and successful outcomes. At all times we understand the emotional stresses you will be facing. As well as giving the right legal advice, will ensure that you are always supported through the process.
We are happy to talk to you about your concerns whether they relate to you or someone else. We can also discuss affordable private paying fixed-fee arrangements. Get in contact with us for free initial advice on 0330 300 1103 or Request a callback