What is Testamentary Capacity?

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The creator and signer of a Will is known as a testator. Testamentary capacity, therefore, is the ability of the testator to knowingly sign his or her Will. There are numerous ailments that may result in the incapacity of the testator, preventing him or her from validating an unsigned Will. One of the most common diseases that causes this is Alzheimer’s Disease.

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Choose Wisely When Designating Power of Attorney – The Brooke Astor Estate

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Choose Wisely When Designating Power of Attorney – The Brooke Astor Estate Brooke Astor was a New York writer, socialite and philanthropist who donated approximately $200 million dollars to numerous organizations including the Bronx Zoo, the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the New York Public Library. For her contributions to the city, Brooke received many awards including the Presidential Citizens Medal

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