The following Private Client precedent provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:
[insert name and address of GP]
Dear Dr [insert name of GP]
[insert full name, address and date of birth of client]
I have been consulted by the above named who I understand to be your patient. [He OR She OR has requested that I draft a [new] Will on their behalf. The main terms of that proposed Will are that [insert basis details of the terms of the proposed Will].
Having spoken to [him OR her] and with [his OR her] [insert relationship and name of person where appropriate eg daughter etc] I have some concerns as to the mental capacity of [insert name of client] to give instructions for a Will.
I wish to comply with my instructions but am not prepared to do so unless I can be assured that [insert name of client] is not suffering from an impairment of, or disturbance in the functioning of, their mind or brain such that he OR she] is unable to make decisions concerning the making of a Will at the relevant time.
Should such an impairment or disturbance be present to the extent that [insert name of client] is unable to make a decision as to the contents of a Will it would be my intention to make an application to the Court of Protection for the making of a statutory Will. An order for such
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