Court of Protection
Guidance notes on completing form COP1A Annex A: Supporting
information for property and ﬁnancial affairs applications
Please read the following notes before
completing Annex A
You must complete and ﬁle this annex to form COP1 if
your application relates to property and affairs matters.
This includes applications to appoint a deputy for
property and affairs.
If your application relates to another matter then you
may need to complete a different annex. Refer to
Section 1 of form COP1 and the notes to form COP1
for information on what forms to complete.
Completing form Annex A
Please ensure that you provide all relevant information
to support your application. If you do not have
full details of bank/building society accounts and
investments you may need to apply to the court for an
interim order to obtain these details.
Please continue on a separate sheet of paper if you
need more space to answer a question. Write your
name, the name and date of birth of the person to
whom the application relates, and the number of the
question you are answering.
What you need to do next
When you have completed this form, you will need to
consider what other forms and documents you need
to complete. Refer to the guidance notes on form
COP1 for information on what forms to complete and
what you need to do next.
When you have completed all the forms you should
take, or send them to the Court of Protection, along
with any fee. For details on where to send your
application check the website:
Court of Protection staff cannot give legal advice.
If you need legal advice please contact a solicitor
or your local Citizens Advice Bureau. Information in
this guidance is believed to be correct at the time of
publication; however we do not accept any liability for
any error it may contain.
If you need further help with your application, please
check the website www.gov.uk/court-of-protection