Mental Capacity : Legal and Medical aspects of Assessment
Call Number: KF480.M412 1994
Publication Date: 1994, 2nd ed.
This looseleaf source was authored by a team of psychologists, a physician, as well as an experienced elder law attorney. The resource provides expert guidance on how to assess mental incapacity and incompetency. The authors summarize the law on different types of mental capacity required to perform different legal transactions; discuss the medical causes, symptoms, and treatments of different types of incapacity and incompetency, and offer advice on evaluating, contesting, and defending legal capacity.