A Local Authority v AW

Mental Capacity Law Cases

A Local Authority v AW

Summary Characteristically, Cobb J delineated the issue to be decided in this case at the very outset: This judgment does not establish any great or new point of legal principle…. Read more »

CategoryMental capacity - Assessing capacity, Mental capacity - Parentage, Mental capacity - Contact Date


Summary: This case provides at least a partial answer to a question that will rarely arise but poses some acute dilemmas when it does: if a person lacks capacity to… Read more »

CategoryDeputies - Financial and property affairs, Best interests - Statutory wills, Mental capacity - Parentage Date


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