Capacity To Manage Property
Capacity To Manage Property and Financial Affairs
A person can appoint someone they trust to act on their behalf in managing their affairs should they lose Mental Capacity. Similarly, the Court of Protection can appoint a Deputy to act on a person’s behalf in managing their affairs when they have lost capacity in this respect and have not given someone else the legal authority to act on their behalf.
The majority of applications to the Court of Protection involve the capacity to manage property and financial affairs.