Application by the CCG which proposed an extensive package of care for the P at the family home, with (most of) the financial arrangements managed by a third party broker. The application was granted despite it being opposed by the P's parents.
London Borough of Hounslow v A Father & Mother (Costs in the Court of Protection - Disproportionate litigation)  EWCOP 23
Costs were awarded against the LA after a dispute in which the LA alleged the mother had mismanaged the P's funds.
Application by the P's son to receive authority from the court to make gifts from the P's estate in the sum of £7m. The authorisation was granted.
Application against various costs orders made against the applicant in relation to the P, his late aunt. The application was dismissed.
Application by P's son for retrospective approval of gifts of money paid from P's accounts to or for the benefit of the Applicant. Approval was given for a portion of the sum paid.
The Applicant, who holds an EPA and LPA for heath and welfare, withdrew funds totalling over £88,000 from the bank accounts. He was applying for retrospective approval for these withdrawals, while his estranged brother was against the approval being given.
The Court approved a total of just over £72,000.
Read the full text of the judgment on Bailii
Application for an order under the Mental Capacity Act 2005 granting retrospective ratification of a gift of £324,000 from the Patient, being a potentially exempt transfer for the purposes of inheritance tax (IHT). The application was refused.
Application for the revocation of both LPAs after the attorneys used the Patient's money to buy a property. The LPA PA was revoked, the LPA HW was not.
Case in which the court had to decide who was reponsible for costs incurred as a result of the successful application by the PG to have the attorneys' LPA for property and financial affairs revoked. The attorneys were ordered to share their own costs.
Appeal against the making of a statutory will which divided the Patient's estate between the two sons in the ratio 25:75. The appeal was allowed.
This case concerns an application by the Public Guardian (‘PG’) to revoke a Lasting Power of Attorney (‘LPA’) for property and affairs.
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