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Dealing with Diminished Capacity

Webinar Recorded: April 11, 2017
Presented by Kristin Yokomoto, MBA, JD, LLM, TEP,
Albrecht & Barney
Duration: 32 minutes

Representing an elderly client with diminished capacity can raise a number of legal and ethical issues. Join us as Kristin discusses how to spot capacity issues and provide tips on creating a system to determine whether the client has the required capacity to engage you for services and enter into legal transactions.

Topics addressed:

  • Spotting capacity issues
  • Mental capacity versus legal capacity
  • Developing a process to determine incapacity
  • Importance in Medicaid and VA planning
  • Gifts to caretakers or predators
  • Steps to preventing a malpractice claim

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