Scottish Referrals Network: The impacts of incapacity
Date: 20th June 2023
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Gary Burton and Sarah Lonie explored the topic of incapacity and how it impacts on Private Client and Court Practitioners. Both Gary and Sarah regularly deal with individuals who are incapable and their families looking to navigate the legal system.
They discussed what issues arise and the practical solutions that can be provided to assist clients.
The topics included:
Issues and considerations towards the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000
Guardianship/intervention applications and responsibilities
When powers and processes are required
Ascertaining capacity for instructions for Wills and Powers of Attorney
Planning for incapable beneficiaries, including Trusts and Wills
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