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  • Contesting A Will On Grounds Of Mental Capacity

    27 May 2016

    There are a number of grounds on which the validity of a will may be contested, one of which is mental capacity.  But what defines mental capacity, and how do you go about challenging a will on these grounds?  Read on for a basic overview. What defines mental capacity? For a will to be valid, the testator (the person who made the will) must have been of "sound mind, memory and understanding"