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Butler & Co Solicitors

is a solicitors firm which provides legal advice and representation in cases involving mental health law, the Court of Protection, and
family law. Our work covers:

In mental health law cases

  • Rights of patients detained under the Mental Health Act 1983
  • Representation at Mental Health Tribunals
  • Entitlement to care in the community
  • Complaints regarding treatment
  • In Court of Protection cases

  • Assessment of mental capacity
  • Appointment of a deputy
  • Key decisions regarding accommodation or healthcare
  • Validity of a lasting power of attorney
  • Removal of a deputy or attorney
  • Deprivation of liberty in a hospital or care home
  • In family law cases

  • Relationship breakdown
  • Family disputes
  • Welfare of children
  • We advise mental health patients and their families throughout England and Wales from our office in Taunton (just off Junction 25 of the M5).

    Our lawyers advise and support people with a wide range of mental health conditions, including:

  • Asperger’s syndrome
  • Autism
  • Bipolar
  • Dementia and Alzheimer’s
  • Depression
  • Eating problems
  • Learning disability
  • Personality disorder
  • Post-traumatic stress
  • Schizophrenia