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Welcome to our Court of Protection blog featuring updates, guidance and news from the Wrigleys team.

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February 23, 2018 - Guidance

This guide provides up to date care and support advice and information for people in Sheffield Click on the image below to read your copy.- What is covered in this guide? 1.Living with support 2.Options for your long term needs 3.Paying for your care 4.Choosing a home and your next steps 5.Living in a residential […]


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July 4, 2016 - Guidance

This guide provides up to date care and support advice and information for people in Sheffield


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May 31, 2016 - Guidance

The Public Guardian has issued new guidance about gifting for someone acting as a deputy or attorney.


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May 27, 2016 - Uncategorised

The Public Guardian has issued a new guidance note on the hot topic of family care. There have been several cases before the Court of Protection recently about gratuitous care payments.


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May 26, 2016 - Case Update

Yes, says the Court of Protection.

This case is very significant for professional deputies. There are immediate implications for deputies and their clients. There are also costs implications.


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March 29, 2016 - News

Please visit our new website for up-to-date articles and opinion http://www.communitycaresolicitors.co.uk/     


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November 5, 2015 - Case Update

The only son of an elderly lady, who charged her £400 a day for visiting her and acting as her attorney and said that a panel deputy would be a waste of time because his mother’s money was coming to him anyway, has been removed by the Court of Protection. Martin is the only child […]


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June 1, 2015 - News

Can the Court of Protection only choose from the available options for a person who lacks capacity when making a best interests decision? Yes says CA As well as clarification on the limit of the Court’s discretion to consider wider options to those presented, this case also includes interesting comments for all practitioners on case […]


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12 Dec 2018

Enfranchisement reform - implications for community-led housing

We look at the impact of proposed changes to enfranchisement law – community-led housing (CLH) groups should respond before 7 January 2019.

30 Nov 2018

Will a refusal to offer a trial period make a redundancy dismissal unfair?

Yes, the refusal of a contractual right to a four week trial period in an alternative role is very likely to lead to an unfair dismissal (EAT).

30 Nov 2018

Can an employee be dismissed for incapability if their contract provides long-term disability benefits?

Incapability dismissal may be unfair and discriminatory if employee is contractually entitled to income when incapacitated by permanent disability.