Alzheimer’s and Dementia
Persons’ suffering from Alzheimer’s or Dementia may have the requisite capacity to execute a Will. Courts require the testator (a person who has written and executed a last will and testament) to have “testamentary capacity” at the time of execution of the Will. Testamentary capacity requires the Testator to (1) be familiar with the assets comprising his or her estate; (2) to know his or her heirs; and (3) understand the document being executed disposes of the estate upon the Testator’s death. CLICK HERE to submit your questions on Alzheimer’s and Dementia.
Challenging a Will on the basis of a lack of testamentary capacity is fraught with difficulties and requires the assistance of an experienced Las Vegas Probate Attorney. If you have a parent or loved one who is suffering with Alzheimer’s or Dementia and requires legal assistance, please call us today at 702-798-4955.
If you are facing a trust or probate dispute involving a claimed lack of testamentary capacity, we offer a free initial consultation to evaluate your case and help you understand the legal process you are facing.