In the complex world of legal proceedings, having a trusted and knowledgeable expert witness by your side can make all the difference.
 
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Why Choose Capacity Insights?

In the complex world of legal proceedings, having a trusted a knowledgeable expert witness by your side can make all the difference. Our team of Mental Capacity experts understand the essential role expert witnesses play in court cases involving mental capacity. Here's why individuals, families and legal professionals repeatedly turn to us:

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Lasting power of attorney – health and finance

Lasting power of attorney – health and finance

A Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) is a legal document that allows an individual (the Donor) to appoint a trusted person/people (Attorney) to make decisions regarding Health and Welfare or Property and Finance on behalf of the Donor.


Capacity to revoke Lasting Power of Attorney

Capacity to revoke Lasting Power of Attorney

There are some circumstances where the individual (Donor) wishes to withdraw their Lasting Power of Attorney. You can ask the Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) to remove an Attorney if your Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) is registered and you still have the mental capacity to do so.
Health and <br />welfare<br /> decisions

Health and
welfare
decisions

The Mental Capacity Act (2005) provides guidance for assessing an individual’s capacity to make decisions. For any assessments required regarding health and welfare decisions, our team can formally assess and where appropriate undertake best interest assessments.

Cop 3

Cop 3

A COP3 is a court issued certificate that grants authority to someone, usually a trusted family member or professional, to make important financial and property decisions on behalf of the individual who has been assessed to lack the mental capacity to do so for themselves.
Certificate provider

Certificate provider

The certificate provider is an independent person who can certify you are making the Lasting Power of Attorney of your own free will and that you have the mental capacity to do so.



Testamentary capacity

Testamentary capacity

Testamentary capacity is the legal term used to describe an individual’s legal and mental ability to make or alter a will. The test for testamentary mental capacity is based in case law, ‘Banks Vs Goodfellow 1870’.


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When it comes to securing expert witness services for mental capacity assessments, you need a team that not only understands the law but also excels in the practical application of that knowledge.

Capacity Insight’s team is that trusted resource. We are a team of experts who can help you navigate the complexities of mental capacity.

If you are ready to discuss your case or have any questions about our services, then reach out to us today to learn more about how we can support your legal needs.

Jo Hume-Gurney - Lead Consultant
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