Court of Protection


What is the Court of Protection?

The Court of Protection is a specialised court of the Supreme Court.  It deals with matters concerning property and finances of those who are no longer able to do so for themselves.

There are 3 main types of application it may deal with;

1) Receivership

2) Enduring Power of Attorney

3) Power of Attorney


What can the Court of Protection do?

The Court of Protection may make an order to manage the property and finances of a person who is no longer able to do so for themselves.  The Court also has, under it's inherent jurisdiction, the ability to make orders for the safeguarding of adults.