The Court of Protection was put in place to guard individuals against illness. A Lasting Power of Attorney will enable trusted individuals to manage property and financial affairs during their lifetime, should they lose the metal capacity to do so. Watsons Solicitors are experienced Court of protection lawyers and can help guide you through the process of appointing a Lasting Power of Attorney.
As an experienced firm of lawyers, in Warrington, Watsons Solicitors can help individuals in Court of Protection proceedings, allowing loved ones to make decisions about health and welfare matters, including end of life treatment. As Court of Protection solicitors, we can assist you with making the application to the Court of Protection to be appointed as a Deputy and provide you with support and advice following your appointment in carrying out your duties.
If a chosen individual doesn’t feel capable of carrying out the duties of a Deputy, as Court of Protection solicitors, we can then be appointed as the Professional Deputy. As a Professional Deputy, we will work with the individual and relevant others, ensuring that the incapacitated person’s best interests are protected.
As Court of Protection lawyers, Watsons Solicitors can also help in connection with Statutory Wills. For those with testamentary capacity, we are able to assist you in making a Will. We can assist anyone in connection with an application to the Court of Protection for the approval of a Statutory Will; or represent your interests as an interested party in the event that an application is made by somebody else.
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Catrin specialises in Local Authority Children Care Work acting for Guardians, parents, grandparents and children. She also handles all other aspects of Family Law, including Matrimonial property disputes. She is a Member of the Law Society Children’s Panel and Resolution.
She went on to do her Graduate Diploma in Law at Manchester Metropolitan University and then completed the Legal Practice Course, graduating with a high commendation in 2016.
Lauren has previously worked at Slater and Gordon as a Fee Earner in the Industrial Disease Department. Lauren has also worked at JMW Solicitors as a Paralegal working in the Business Crime Department on the Hillsborough Disaster. She therefore has significant experience working in a corporate environment in a number of different disciplines. Lauren joined Watsons in July 2018.
She qualified as a Solicitor in April 2013.
Kristel specialises in all aspects of Private Client including Wills, Trusts, Probate, Administration of Estates, Lasting Power of Attorney and Court of Protection.
Kristel is appointed by the Court of Protection as a Deputy in relation to Property and Financial Affairs. She is also an accredited member of Solicitors for the Elderly.
Watsons Solicitors is a trading name of Watsons Solicitors Warrington LLP a Limited Liability Partnership registered in England and Wales registered number OC386012 whose registered office is 13 Bold Street, Warrington, WA1 1DJ.
Watsons Solicitors Warrington LLP is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority number 598547.