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Assessing Capacity To Make A Will

Assessing Capacity to Make a Will

I have written previously about the solicitor’s duties to an elderly client regarding assessing capacity when taking instructions to make a new Will. When a solicitor is concerned that their client has suspect capacity, they are duty bound to obtain …

Reportable Incident

What is a ‘reportable incident’

What is a ‘reportable incident’ for the purposes of a Root Cause Analysis under The Health Administration Act 1982

It is fundamentally important for the proper delivery of public health services that serious clinical incidents are identified, investigated and processes …

Social Distance, Witnessing And Your Will

Social Distancing, Witnesses and your Will

There has been a high level of concern in the Legal Profession about the ability of lawyers to assist clients with their estate planning and appointment of alternate decision makers, in the context of the current social distancing restrictions. Currently, …