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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 …

Draft Will - Can They Be Valid

Is Your Draft Will Valid?

For various reasons, sometimes a person instructs a solicitor to draft a Will on their behalf, but the document is never signed by the client. So, what happens when the wheels are in motion, but the document has not been …

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, …

Estate Planning

Validity of a will – why an informal will doesn’t work

Some people think that the process of having a lawyer draft their will is an expensive and unnecessary exercise and instead write an informal will, not knowing the potential implications for their beneficiaries.

At the Law Office of Conrad Curry …