The Incapable Spouse

Authors: Jesse L. Desilets of Schuman Daltrop Basran & Robin, Vancouver, and Emily L. Clough of Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP, Vancouver

This paper from WESA for Family Lawyers (October 2014) examines the impact of capacity on issues arising at many points along the continuum of a family relationship: from marriage to separation to spousal support. The writers offer seven practical tips for lawyers acting for a person who lacks capacity, or for the representative of that person.

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