Dementia and legal capacity

Today I want to share with you a very interesting article written by one of our professional consultants, Dr James Warner, Consultant Psychiatrist.

Dr Warner uses a recent case study to discuss the issue of legal capacity and dementia and how a diagnosis of dementia does not automatically mean that that someone does not have legal capacity when it comes to, for example, executing Power of Attorney.

To read the article in full, click here.

Ann-Marie Matthews is a solicitor in the private client team at Barker Gotelee, Ipswich Solicitors.

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