Your Rights

Your Rights

Independent Advocacy can help you in many situations where you come up against the law, statutory bodies and government agencies. In most cases we have a working knowledge of your rights and responsibilities in relation to legislation, however:

Advocacy Workers are not legally trained or qualified in law.

If you require legal representation, we can support you to find a suitable lawyer.

Some of the most common areas of work we are involved with are:

Detentions and Tribunals under the Mental Health Act

Guardianship and Adults with Incapacity

Investigations and Case Conferences under Adult Support and Protection

Children’s Hearings and Children’s Panels

Power of Attorney