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Representing a Client with Diminished Capacity 2021

Available: In Stock
Price: $49.00
Item Code: 11310-BK


These materials will provide you practical strategies to handle the challenges of dealing with a client with diminished capacity. Included are materials on how to identify a capacity issue in your client and what challenges you face as the attorney. These materials will be your go-to guide when representing a client with diminished capacity.

Summary of Contents

  • The Challenges of Representing a Client with Diminished Capacity
  • Introduction: The Attorney’s Role in Evaluating Capacity
  • Legal, Ethical, and Practical Challenges of Representation
  • Background: Common Conditions Affecting Mental Capacity
  • Capacity: Legal Standards
  • Protecting the Client
  • Protecting Yourself and Your Work Product
  • Unresolvable Concerns; Guardianship Proceedings
  • Appendices
Practice Areas
Published: 3/30/2021
Pages: 78
Size: 8.5x11
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