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The pitfalls of a home – made will

Do-it-yourself wills are likely to be a false economy – usually far more is paid in costs to the legal profession to address problems with home-made wills, than would have been charged for professionally drafted documents.

Lack of capacity and undue influence – the “Sleeping Giants”?

Medical advances and healthier lifestyles mean “baby boomers” will live longer than previous generations. Inevitably, this will mean many more of your senior clients may suffer from impaired mental faculties as a consequence of the ageing process.  That lack of full mental acuity creates a “time bomb” for professionals who should be alert to the problem, and the potential for litigation by family members.