The year 2020 has proven challenging for the world and has demonstrated that it may be impossible to predict what the future holds. This is why it is just as important, if not more important, to appoint an Enduring Power of Attorney, as it is to make a Will. Accident, injury and illness are unfortunately common, and can leave you without capacity, and without the ability to properly manage your affairs. It is therefore necessary you appoint someone you trust to make decisions that are in your best interests, should something happen to you.
Is it time for you to make your Will? Do you understand what it means to have testamentary capacity?
What is testamentary capacity?
To have testamentary capacity, a person must be of sound mind, memory and understanding. This is an area of law which has been clear, for a long time.