In recent times, an increasingly common issue for advocates and solicitors is the issue of whether their clients have the capacity to commence and or continue litigation proceedings.
Under section 23(1)(k) of the Mental Capacity Act 2008 (MCA), the Court’s powers in respect of the mentally incapacitated person (P)’s property and affairs include “the execution for P of a will”. Such a simple sentence has led to controversy,
A Practitioner’s View on the Issue of Financial Abuse of the Elderly in Singapore There are increasing anecdotal evidence of elderly suffering from financial abuse, but frustratingly, not enough debate and conversations on how to prevent it. This article aims to