From 6 April 2020, the practice direction that governs statements of truth for witness statements and statements of case is changing.
The recent decision of Senior Judge Lush in the case of Re GM provides a window into the workings of a dysfunctional lay deputyship, whilst helpfully clarifying the threshold of “acceptable” giving from P’s assets. The continual reference throughout the court proceedings to what some may consider a minor or peripheral matter also reminds us that the aspects of decision-making which make the greatest difference to the day to day quality of life for P may rarely be the substantive issue of any proceedings.
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