Loss of capacity – an issue for all advisers

Australian Taxation Institute Journal – Loss of capacity – an issue for all advisers

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by Christine Smyth, TEP, and Katerina Peiros, ATI, Hartwell Legal  Three cases about solicitor duty to ascertain if their client has capacity to give instructions in the conduct of litigation are informative to other advisers. It is old news that mental and cognitive disorders are on the rise across the population. This will not improve in our lifetime.1 Those […]