Dealing with plans for the end of a life is never an easy subject to contemplate. However, when it comes to mental health related matters, wills and probate can become an even more complex area.

‘Mental capacity', in legal terms, refers to the ability to make decisions. The Mental Health Act 2005 sets out the answers to questions such as:

  • Who can make a decision on behalf of someone else?
  • When are they able to do this?
  • How can I make sure that my wishes are followed?

Who to call when you need help?

Oratto member lawyers have years of experience in mental health related matters. So, we can help you ensure that you have a clear, complete and precise framework laid out in the event that mental capacity issues arise.

Making arrangements for wills and probate is often stressful and sometimes disagreements among family members spring up more readily than they otherwise would. This can mean that an application to the Court of Protection is necessary to protect the personal welfare of a loved one. This is where expert advice is invaluable and Oratto is perfectly placed to provide this.

We can put you in contact with a solicitor skilled and experienced in mental health related matters. Whether this relates to the Court of Protection, how to gain Lasting Power of Attorney or how to move forward in a tricky situation, the decisions made can have important consequences and it's necessary to get these things right.

Contact Oratto today - let our member lawyers give you clear, precise advice on your mental health related matters