If you have a loved one who has lost the mental capacity to make decisions for themselves and you’re looking to make important decisions on their behalf, you will need to apply to the Court of Protection for a deputyship order. This is the only option available for someone to gain authority over a loved one’s affairs if they have lost mental capacity and did not have a Power of Attorney in place prior to losing capacity.
QualitySolicitors Davisons is proud to support the ‘Orange The World Campaign' to end violence against women and children’ and to offer legal advice to those affected by domestic violence or who have been wrongly accused as perpetrators.
Parental alienation is a form of psychological abuse against both the child and the absent parent. This is usually caused by one parent’s psychological manipulation of a child, resulting in the child becoming hostile or showing resistance to one parent.
Separating from your spouse often can be confusing and/or a frightening time. Things to consider will include how to proceed going forward to formalise your separation and how to share the matrimonial assets. Where parties have reached an agreement, this can be drawn up as follows:
I have acted for a few clients in my career where they have been subjected to an abusive and controlling relationship and, when they find the courage to end the relationship, they are faced with further displays of controlling behaviour by their ex refusing to cooperate.