Lessons from “Clarity On Capacity”: A UK-law Perspective On the Unique Ethical Challenges Faced by Estate Planners Representing Clients with Diminished Capacity

Lessons from “Clarity On Capacity”: A UK-law Perspective On the Unique Ethical Challenges Faced by Estate Planners Representing Clients with Diminished Capacity

Florida ethics Rule 4-1.14 and the ABA’s model-rules counterpart, Rule 1.14, address the unique ethical challenges faced by attorneys representing clients with diminished capacity. To say this is a “thorny” situation is putting it mildly, especially for trusts and estates attorneys, which means any concrete help we can get navigating this minefield is incredibly valuable.