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Wednesday, 3 October 2023

Court of Protection

The Court of Protection (COP) was created under the Mental Capacity Act 2005. It makes decisions, and appoints other people to make decisions, for people who lack the capacity to do this for themselves. These decisions relate to the property and affairs, and healthcare and personal welfare of adults (and occasionally children) who lack capacity.

Court of Protection

  • Contact point
    Court of Protection
  • Address
    The Royal Courts of Justice
    Thomas More Building
    WC2A 2LL
  • Phone number
    0300 456 4600
  • Text phone
    020 7664 7755

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