A contract made by a person who at the time lacked the capacity to make it is binding upon him in every respect unless he can show that the other contracting party knew of the incapacity at the time1 or knew of such facts and circumstances that he must be taken to have known of the incapacity2. A disposition made during a lucid interval by a person who is mentally incapable of contracting at other times is valid3, even if he is liable to be detained at the time4. Where a person's property and affairs have become subject to
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