A solicitor’s duty to make enquiries where the testator’s capacity is in doubt
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A lack of testamentary capacity is arguably the most commonly pleaded claim by disgruntled family members that are not happy with the contents of a deceased’s will. Charities named as beneficiaries in a will are often on the receiving end of such claims, but can also find themselves as being the one to make the claim in certain circumstances. The recent case of Feltham v Bouskell  concerning that specific topic therefore makes for an interesting read.