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Buzz Aldrin Guardianship Dispute & the Importance of Planning for Incapacity

Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin is suing his two children and his business manager for improperly taking control of his finances, using his funds for their own benefit, and defaming him by stating publicly that he suffers from dementia. This lawsuit was brought in response to a guardianship application commenced by Aldrin’s two children. Regardless […]
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Capacity to Enter into Contracts

by Robin Spurr A recent case reported in the news by CBC has brought up an issue we see far too often; individuals being taken advantage of because they lack capacity. In this particular case, a door-to-door sales company allegedly induced an elderly woman with Alzheimer’s disease to sign unfavourable contracts for heating/air-conditioning services locking her in for the […]
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